Where have you been?
How are you?
Sounds like Adele.
Nope. It’s me, Shauna.
I’ve been on a long break — two months, to be exact.
My family and I had a huge scare right before Christmas, and I closed up like a clam on the seashore.
My husband got into a huge car accident and totaled his truck going 55+ mph – slamming right into the back of a sudden stopped few cars ahead of him in the fast lane. It came out of nowhere, and he didn’t have time to react. Other than to put up his arms to protect his face.
I got the call from him on December 16. I was putting my little guy down for a nap.
And my worst fears were on the other line.
He was freaking out.
I couldn’t really understand him with all the gibberish. Just that he was worried about the car in front of him. His truck was trashed.
Something about the hospital.
Dealing with his crash and health.
The car insurance company.
The rental car company.
It was a...
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Can’t remember the last time you took 5 or 10 minutes out of your day to breathe, do something nice for yourself or make yourself feel special?
Then, this is for YOU!
Last Christmas my husband got into a huge pileup on the freeway and completely totaled his truck.
It was my worst nightmare.
You can read the whole story here.
It was a total wake up call.
Not only to cherish my family every single day and try to be more present.
But, to start taking care of me.
I realized at that moment when I received the call from my husband that I was just speeding through life, not appreciating anything, and most importantly, I realized that I didn’t even know who I was anymore.
Before kids, husbands, and 24-7 responsibility, I remember my self-care being a thing I did weekly. No exceptions.
Every Sunday, I’d deep clean and condition my hair, give myself a foot bath and face mask and just really sit and enjoy pampering myself.
It was an hour or so routine that...