This week’s episode features my friend, Monica Murphy. She & I had a convo this fall about a long and arduous struggle she went through while seeking a career path. Tune in to hear the grit it took for her to 1) show up to a corporate job that felt brutal for two years, and … Continue reading Monica: The Slow Work of God.
Steve: What’s My Thing?
Excited for you all to hear from my friend Steve Calme on the podcast today (hurrah for a guy!). Steve and I sat down for a good conversation this fall about a season of his life when he found himself facing a long bout of depression as he struggled to find what he was being … Continue reading Steve: What’s My Thing?
Minisode: a real life chronic illness update: work + exercise
5 months in to my job being regaining strength, I am now just beginning to wade into the world of cardio exercise. So far: the naturally athletic part of me is absolutely LOVING the extra space I have to experiment with this, and at the same time, part of me is ready to stop. Even … Continue reading Minisode: a real life chronic illness update: work + exercise
Happy to share the story of my friend, Lona Owens, on the podcast today. Lona & I sat down this summer to chat about her experiences with homelessness & the grit she discovered within herself through that process. Hear what led to her homelessness, her journey through the shelter system, and how ultimately—true healing and … Continue reading Lona: Homelessness.
Sam: I Got Mono & it Never Went Away.
Catching up on podcast blog posts for last weeks’ episode featuring my friend Sam Wiebersch. I LOVED sitting down with Sam to chat about how she’s chosen grit in so many ways due to struggles she’s had with her physical health for many years now—something we definitely connect over. We spend a lot of time … Continue reading Sam: I Got Mono & it Never Went Away.
Danielle: Williams Syndrome.
So happy to feature my friend, Danielle Noth, on the podcast this week! D and I had a short and sweet conversation about what it’s been like for her to live with Williams Syndrome. Honestly, I didn’t fully realize the impression this one’s made onme until we sat down and had this conversation. We talk … Continue reading Danielle: Williams Syndrome.
B+B: When Dating Gets Gritty.
Hello world! See the link below to listen to my first official podcast interview with my younger sis and bro-in law. Find I Choose Grit on social to learn more, because honestly, I’m way too tired to write another post about it. But I will say I’m a big, big fan of their story as … Continue reading B+B: When Dating Gets Gritty.
Christmas for me in a nutshell: Jesus, puzzles, Little Women, burning cookies, fixing my broken car, basketball, catching up with friends from home, and.......PODCAST. What a blessed week celebrating a God that is born into the unexpected the same time I launched this brand new thing I'm doing lately. This has been on my heart … Continue reading Christmas….and PODCAST!
Oh the holidays.
The holidays. They just have a way of bringing to light all of our suffering, don’t they? Something about all my siblings being in one place while eating and drinking food I knew too much of would put me in the hospital while discussing the way their lives and families have grown and changed left … Continue reading Oh the holidays.
How on Earth I Got My Master’s Degree
Hi, my name’s Carrie and I have my Master’s degree. I’m Carrie and I have an MSW. Hi there, I finished my Master’s is Social Work degree last fall. WHAT. Regardless of how many times I say it out loud, it still feels odd to me. The fact that somehow, over the course of the … Continue reading How on Earth I Got My Master’s Degree