Transitions are an unavoidable part of life. They can be positive, confusing, tragic, or empowering. Although we all have moments that change our path or who we are, they almost never take the exact same form. Yet reading individuals stories, even if they are not identical, can help us navigate our own.
With that idea - The Flyway blog series was born. A platform where woman could share the valuable moments in their life that have shaped them, changed their views, and even offer advice to others who may be experiencing something similar. Here are some of our best reads that celebrate the power of storytelling.
After Maggie Smith learned about her genetic mutation BRCA 2, Maggie decided to take action in May, 2009 by scheduling a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy for June 2, 2009 and a total hysterectomy for her 30th birthday six months later. Here is her story about using running during the healing process.
Because we all experience a year one whether it be the first year at a new job or living somewhere new, Kara writes about how she takes on periods of transition and the importance of remembering you are not alone.
As Sarah Bard puts it “Eat, Slay, Love is my commitment to an exploration of self - a rediscovery of who I am, what is important to me, and how I live a life that supports a healthy balance of happiness, striving, meaningful relationships, adventure. It is about responsibility to myself.” Read more to hear Sarah’s story.
Written by our very own Sarah Lesko, this piece is about owning the aging process and realizing that growing older does not mean losing the opportunity to keep taking on new challenges, and new adventures.
A big thanks to all of those that have shared their story with us!