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Category Archive: Personal Reflections


Allowing Myself to Lean In

Allowing Myself to Lean In

When we wake up in the morning, most of us can predict what life will look like. As our eyes begin to open and our brain begins to function, we awake with some semblance of a general understanding of what the day may hold for us. Unless one moment disrupts any […]

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A Devoted Father with Guillain-Barré Walks His Daughter down the Aisle

Caitlin and her dad on her wedding day after his Guillian-Barré Syndrome diagnosis and recovery work.

After a business dinner in Virginia, 59-year-old Bob C. felt ill enough to call 911. Good thing he did: just hours later, he was unconscious and on life support. Doctors struggled for weeks to tease out his eventual diagnosis: Guillain-Barré Syndrome. His daughter, Caitlin, found out her father was sick […]

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Finding a Positive Outlook to Help Others Heal

Candice and Tim S. – Skydiving Recovery

When Candice S. learned her husband, Tim, had been in a skydiving accident, she was more than 60 miles from the hospital—a three hour drive in rush-hour traffic. The doctors at the trauma center filled her in on the injuries when she arrived: fractured skull, three brain bleeds, and split […]

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6 Games to Enhance Laughter and Fun

Games for kids and adults to play anywhere.

Game days, whether on a rainy afternoon or a social gathering, have always been full of laughter, joy and memories. Here are six fun play anywhere/anytime games that people of all ages can enjoy. Tots Folder Fun Keep little hands busy with something unexpected: a plastic accordion file folder. Fill each […]

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Volunteer of the Month – March 2014

March 2014 Family of the Month

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a caregiver, volunteer or family that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. Everyone wonders what they would do if they were to win a large sum of money. Would they spend it purchasing new things like cars, trips, […]

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