Mary J (@thrivingoutloud) [similar]

Thriving Out Loud * Living an Unedited Life * Mom to 1 Beautiful Girl * Finding Joy and Hope in this Journey of Life *

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

She is already progressing & getting stronger. She has a fierce determination. #gymnastics #training #strength #momlife #daughter #proudmom #usga #learn #grow #train #classes

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

2 years ago to the day. I decided that despite my insecurities of having gained weight due to a surgery for #endometriosis and the lack of photos between mother & daughter that I would have my amazingly talented friend @casualglamour take some photos. The #endo returned, sadly. However, I look back today and see the beauty of my daughter, the beauty of the bond we share and am amazed. Why?! Because my friend captured moments that are fleeting, she captured raw beauty, she captured our souls, moments in time. Beauty has no restrictions and no size. Beauty is what is shining in your spirit & soul❤️ Be Brave. Be Beautiful by being you and knowing the size of your heart and soul is what matters. I sure am blessed by my daughter & the time we share together. Blessed by reflecting on these photos in time. I am happy to have lost that weight but I didn't look too bad after all and my daughter...Well, she has always been a gorgeous child. {I may be biased though} #beautiful #soul #heart #endowarrior #love #whatmatters #instagood #focus #friends #momlife #memories #mom #daughter #strong #bond #wedolife #embrace #singlemom #family #inspire #share #breathe #journey #children

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

Another Culprit taken from our Poor Coco's Ear & it almost hit his eardrum. Foxtails are dangerous. 2nd time but happy to report that we just got home & our Dog is resting better, eating, & drinking. He is one tired but Pain-Free Pup. Thankfully.🐶🐕🐶👍❤️❤️ #puppylove #shitzu #mrcoco #rest #foxtail #danger #love #ourdog #thankful #good #veterinarian #sedated

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

After Darkness...There is light. There is hope and there is courage in the uttmost form. 16 years ago..This country was scared, threatened, riveted with things of the "Unthinkable" but what we must remember is that 9/11 while bringing tragedy and compelling a nation to be on guard. We held our families closer, held even the smallest moments as most treasured and faced embracing all the sorrows bestowed upon the nation. The families, victims, and all those whom have sacrificed are to be remembered not only on 9/11 but everyday. Compelled by grief, heartache, and defense we stood UNITED for all affected on 9/11. Hold your families close, tell them you love them more, laugh often, and embrace UNITY. Together we can find light and HOPE after this darkness.
And in such occurrences of disaster happening such as the fires, hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes. Again, I am seeing people UNITED and helping others. To me: That is an amazing and hope filled celebration. On this day, take a moment of silence! #remember #honor #unite #love #hope #911 #valor #courage #remembrance #dignity #helping #unity #neverforget

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

At 14 years old my Niece ventured into creating her own "Fashion Designs" & a tad bit of Modeling. Super proud of her & her impact at such a young age in the Fashion Industry in many places. Right now, I am unsure of her safety in Florida as she typically resides in Miami, FL with her Mom. She is now 4 years older & I pray for her safety amidst this storm. I am praying for many friends & family on the East Coast and Florida! Be safe, stay alert, and remember "Things" can be replaced but not your LIFE. Leave the material things of this world. Have faith & know so many are praying. #irma #niece #family #life #love #hurricane #prayers #safety #storms #momlife #fashion #healourland #restore #hope #miami

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

He Said: Let's Grow Old together She said: Yes, let's do life together. And so they vowed for their own "Happily Ever After". Happy 68th Anniversary to my Grandparents whom are a testament to Marriage. Their Faith & Love is incredible.
P.S. My Grandad is truly a Ham and still kicking Cancer to the curb. #true #love #68years #rarity #strong #marriage #anniversary #happilyeverafter #grandparents #cancerhasnothingonhim #joy #faith #journey #years #miles #proud #instagood #wwiiveteran #wife #rarity #respect #vows #forever #friday #favorite #couple #theydeserveanaward

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

Great 1st Day of 3rd Grade. I am so blessed to know a girl whom puts "Color" in my World🌍 She is my daughter & I am grateful to be her Mom❤️ #blessed #daughter #momlife #instagood #lovely #fierce #beautiful #child #wisdom #laughter #joy #love #thirdgrade #singlemom emom #raising #thefuture #grateful #heart #livejustice

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

Because I needed something to "Cheer me up" today...I bought a new top. #Messy Hair & No do" but I don't care....My daughter will be in third grade tomorrow & I am getting my M.B.A. ! Wonder Woman is whom I must become... #cheers #backtoschool #two #daughter #3rdgrade #mom #masters #wonderwoman #hero #justdoit #school #is #starting #yass #women #empower #inspire #girlsrule #idonttakeselfiesoften

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

My message in a bottle for today is "Inhale and Breathe Easier." Finally, Rescued and breathing a bit easier now. I never thought I would enjoy and/or love an "Inhaler" soooo much. Far better than an oxygen tank that would be needed had it taken any longer. #breathe #inhaler #proair #relief #oregon #health #air #hazardous #air #medicine #messageinabottle

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

Our Air is suffocating this area...We are going to do a "Rain Dance" after I pick up an "Inhaler" that was finally called in. Appox. 12 miles from us is a Level 3 Evacuation. #pray #oregon #pnw #lane #county #smoke #fires #breathe #air #inhaler

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

I could not sleep last night. I have called the Dr. for an inhaler as my breathing has declined. My girl is still resting. Our Puppy is sick and school is to start tomorrow. Please pray for rain. This is off the charts. Stay inside and stay safe. Praying for the military that are fighting these horrible Wildfires as well as the Firefighters and all affected. #oregon #lanecounty #fires #hazardous #airquality #worst #pnw #breathe #prayers #raindance #momlife #protect #nolightningplease #smoke #pollution #no #good #relief

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

You enter + Exit the world empty-handed...do Good to Others, Hope audaciously, Live with intent and Strive to leave a Legacy of Love and purpose.
As a mom and daughter duo. We pay it forward in Small & Big ways because we have known loss, we have appreciated, we have grown through it all & endeavor to lift others. Why? Because... all of YOU are WORTHY! Go out & Create the Ripple Effect...Embrace YOUR journey & never be content with someone else's definition of YOU nor how you came to be.
#wearesoworthy #youareworthy #biracial #momanddaughter #kind #hearts #brave #werisebyliftingothers #life #live #years #smile #payitforward #love #wins #daughter #priceless #wedolife #memories #kickasssinglemom #conquer #wonderwoman #wonderchild #together #singlemom #momlife #loss #grief #joy #strongbond

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

We took a "Leap" for relief from the air quality, smoke, fires, & heat. Reserved in advance because it is packed now☺️🌠🌠🌠 #friends #movies #summer #leap #relief #betterair #friendships #momlife #kidlife #movies #popcorn #oregonlife #cuties #taketheleap #dance

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

388 Air Quality is absolutely a major health hazard! Stay safe, Oregon! Stay inside. Many prayers. I am trying to perfect my Rain Dance as the fires & smoke continue with little relief in sight. Walking out to take this picture made my lungs hurt and eyes sting. #prayfororegon #oregon #rain #please #smoke #fires #evacuations #unhealthy #air #inside #relief #home #instagram

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

Two 8 year olds + Two Mini Murphy Pizzas + Root Beer {Empasizing•No Caffeine•} = A must have for a sleepover. #kidlife #sleepover #momlife #pizza #no #caffeine #fundays #girls #summer #life #children

Mary J (@thrivingoutloud)

Update: Above 300 now...Health Advisory now in effect...Praying for Rain or Relief...Air Quality! Staying inside as much as possible as well as our Dog. #fires #oregon #pnw #yikes #unhealthy #air #water #rain #relief #prayers #family #stayinside #worse #airquality #breathe #indoors #control #fires #thankyoufirefighters
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