3 – Hold On To Hope with Urijah Ermel

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Episode 3 – Hold On To Hope with Urijah Ermel Hey everyone! I had the absolute privilege to speak with our third guest recently, Urijah Ermel.  Urijah is 16 years old with an incredible outlook on life.  He has dreams to be an audio engineer and help create amazing audio experiences from behind the…

Lauren Georgia

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lauren was diagnosed with Ebsteins Anomaly of the Tricuspid Valve shortly after birth. She has had virtually no symptoms since then until she turned 11. She loves track and field and is an amazing sprinter and hurdle jumper. This past year she felt she just didn’t have the stamina to go like she used to…

Jaxson

We found out I was pregnant with Jaxson back in May 2016, we were ecstatic! We’ve been discussing adding to our small family for a couple years now, our oldest was about to turn three AND potty trained. What a great age gap we thought! I knew in my gut we were having another baby…

2 – The GRIT Factor with Twyla Bruce

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Episode 2 – Twyla Bruce and the GRIT Factor Hey everyone! We are pleased to introduce you to our second guest, Twyla Bruce.  Twyla is a mother to 2 kids and a Coordinating Teacher at GRIT Edmonton. [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”2628″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] We had the privilege to talk to Twyla about her journey with GRIT,…

Project Truck Sell Off

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have held onto my 1963 Chevrolet truck for 5 years now.  A drivable, pile of rust that I have seen so much potential in.  I’ve always had dreams to restore it.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”2442″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Eventually, i would get around to it.  I would someday create it into a truck that would become my “baby”.  Over…

1 – This Is Ella

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Welcome everyone to our very first episode.  We thought about doing an introduction episode but we decided we would dive right in and just start telling the wonderful stories of people in our community and the perspective they bring from their own journeys.  So here it goes..[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Episode 1 – This Is Ella Hey everyone!…

Alec James

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alec was shaken and abused at age 4 months. Since then he has had many surgeries and countless Drs appointments. We drive 2 hours to see his doctors. Mentally he stopped growing after he was shaken. He had a blood clot on his brain and was put into a med induced coma. He has epilepsy,…

The Other Side of The Stretcher

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hayden gets IVIG treatments to manage her seizures. This means monthly day trips to the hospital and an unfortunate IV.  It has always been a difficult IV start with her.  As she is getting older it seems her body is starting to defend itself against the pokes.  As time goes on and another needle poke…

Connor

I found out I was pregnant with connor in November of 2017. I was SO excited,  right after a loss.  I was enjoying my pregnancy and had never thought that I’d get bad news.  I knew it wasn’t normal to be getting so many ultrasounds but I didn’t complain.  It was the last week in…