Over 250 kms trained, two 10 km races and a 21 km Half Marathon race completed… blindfolded! I want to thank each and every one of you who has supported me in my fight. I fought through depression in the last few years; I fought through so many dark days feeling...
The First 24 Hours
I remember staring at my phone; I had typed in 9-1-1, but when it came time to press “call,” I froze. My hands were shaking, my legs weak and trembling, but my body stayed motionless. I don’t even remember pressing the call button, but I stood there terrified for what...
A Few FAQs
I’d like to share a few common questions and comments I’ve received since sharing my story and running our first race: Are you the only runner blindfolded? Yes, I am the only blindfolded runner in these races. I have an incredible guide runner by my side throughout...
My First Share
With a post like this comes the fear of being judged, fear of being vulnerable, and fear of not being heard. But if I can impact even just one person by sharing my story, then these fears are worth it. Rape. This four-letter word is like a rusty dagger thrust deep...
Share Your Story
Whether it is anxiety, trauma, grief, depression, or a mental cloudy day, everyone’s battle is different, and every story is important to be heard.
Or, maybe you’ve made it through your darkness and would like to share tips and tools that helped you on your journey to heal (yoga, running, a certain psychologist or group therapy, etc.).
These stories and tips will be shared on this website to help others know they are not alone, and show there are many ways to heal.
When submitting, please indicate if you would like your story to be anonymous. To those not ready to share, please know you are strong, you are brave and you are not alone.
Help Make A Difference
Join me on my mission to help others Light Up The Dark. The primary goal for my running initiative is to raise awareness of Mental Health. However, any proceeds donated will go towards the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program. One day I hope to provide more reliable resources and support for those experiencing challenges with Mental Health. To learn more about these causes, please visit the donation page. Any help is greatly appreciated!