“We all have the ability to impact the lives of others simply by the example of the life we live. Our actions speak louder and will last longer than any of our words.
No matter how long or short my encounter is with anyone, when we part, we will both be better people for having met.”
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Why Grandchildren Light Up My Life

My six-year-old grandson Jackson came bursting into my bedroom after sleeping over early Sunday morning. Unlike his grandmother who wakes up slowly, he inherited his grandfather’s biological clock, and from the moment he opens his eyes, he hits the ground running.

A November to Remember

November is a very prolific month in our family. Upon the birth of my fourth son born in November, the doctor casually asked my husband during my…

Wiping the Slate Clean

It is not unusual to feel lost at some point in your life. We have all felt that way at one time or another. There are certain events in life such as the perfect storm that inevitably leads many of us to this predicament, and leave us feeling precisely this way: the death of a friend or family member has certainly left many lost in its wake.

Read Cathy's Inspiring Novel

A collection of vignettes about how each meeting and separation with four beloved friends impressed my soul with unforgettable wisdom.

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Living a Life of Giving Back

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As a motivational speaker and podcast host for Biogen, Cathy traveled the country speaking to patients with multiple sclerosis about the future and present treatments available.

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Cathy and her dog Hollywood recieved the American Red Cross True Life Hero Award and the Hartford Hospital Volunteer of the Year Award for their work visiting patients. 

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Cathy recieved the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Jewish Women Association for her work with Meals on Wheels and performing roadshows for young chemo therapy patients.

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Cathy was interviewed on ESPN for her work as a speaker with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, inspiring people to overcome their unfortunate circumstances.

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