BumpInTheRoad

BumpInTheRoad

Everyone hits a bump in the road. What do you do with it? Be inspired as we explore the ways people experience, navigate and manage the ups and downs and twists and turns in this road trip called life.

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May 12, 2021 2 min

May marks the one year anniversary of Bump In The Road. To celebrate, I've put together a collection of some of the most popular posts.

Each is a story of hope, perseverance, courage, resilience and the willingness to face change. And in each story is the inspiration of using a bump in the road as a portal into a more conscious and meaningful life.

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Mountains have a certain romance.

And some danger.

Hiking the Grand Tetons offers both adventure and risk. Its rugged landscape, high altitudes, steep trails and snow fields that can last through he summer months offer challenge for the ultra-fit.

But even then, there can be a bump in the road.

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Barbara Harris Whitfield’s life changed when she died.


At 32 years old, she was seriously disabled and had no motivation to live. What ensued was a series of near death experiences (NDE) that changed everything.

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Douglas Cardwell is a master of sound.

He's played with numerous symphonies and he is currently the Master Percussionist and Principal Timpanist for the New Mexico Philharmonic.

Music, combined with a passion for healing, have combined to form Lotus Sound Bath. Using quartz crystal singing bowls, gongs and cymbals, Douglas creates an individualized sound experience that is part meditation, part sound healing.

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April 14, 2021 11 min

Living with a disability presents challenges beyond the obvious. Acceptance at school, making friends, and participating in activities can all have challenges. But one by one, Jon overcame them.

Jon's  story is one of of bravery and heart. But then as Jon points out, he just didn't know anything else.

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Have you ever dreamed of flying? Chris Dahlo-Bredine came to his senses when he almost died in an avalanche. He realized that life was short, and so he decided to chase his childhood dream. And it's led him on a most interesting adventure.

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March 31, 2021 23 min

Henriette's introduction to the US was that of a Romanian teenager in Texas, with a limited grasp of English. But she rapidly adapted and excelled.

At the University of Kansas she found a love of French and French literature that laid the groundwork for her professional career.

But a few bumps in the road caused Henriette to reach back into her childhood and reconsider some dreams that had been set aside.

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In 1993, there was no internet to speak of. Breast cancer was a taboo topic. But Sharon Henifin found herself diagnosed with the disease. And she faced it head on.

Sharon’s experience set the stage for a domestic and international effort to change things. Her current efforts focus on Africa where cancer is often a death sentence.

Unless, of course, Sharon has her way.

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March 17, 2021 37 min

Peter Lloyd was living the normal life of newly married 25 year old with a young child. Until he fell at work, injuring his left leg.

Thus started ten years of medical intervention, a diagnosis of osteosarcoma (cancer) and eventually an amputation.

This is a story of perseverance, isolation and absolute triumph. A must listen. You can also learn more about Peter at www.BumpInTheRoad.us

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March 10, 2021 29 min

Erik Weihenmayer is an author, adventurer, speaker and founder of NoBarriers.org. He's climbed Everest, and all Seven Summits, the highest mountain on each continent. He's climbed the nearly vertical El Capitan in Yosemite and rafted the raging rapids along 277 miles of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

Did I mention he is blind?

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March 3, 2021 25 min

Mia's breast cancer story is one of taking action, only to find that perhaps it wasn't the best decision. And she's been dealing with the repercussions of surgery and reconstruction for 14 years and counting. What wisdom would she pass along as a result of her experiences? Listen, learn and share, because the lessons extend well beyond cancer.

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At just 16 years old, Sarah Dransfield was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. After nearly a year of hospitalized treatment, the outlook was still grim. An amputation of her right leg was needed to stem the spread of the cancer.

Where does a teenager go with a life interrupted by cancer?

Sarah's story is one of guts, perseverance and evolution. And a few twists and turns you'd never expect.

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Judy Pearson is a story teller, and an award-winning author.

If there is a series of themes running through Judy’s life, one would be courage on a personal and intellectual level. She exemplifies it on a personal level and she writes about it professionally.

As Judy says: "In every life crisis or challenge, there is some treasure in the wreckage." Words of wisdom from a wise woman on this Bump in the Road.

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February 10, 2021 26 min

“When our thoughts change, our experience of life and everything in it changes.”

Maggie Gilewicz is a PhD, is a sociologist, transformative coach and author of “How to Make Sure Your Life Doesn’t Suck.” In this interview we explore how our minds and emotions influence how we see and experience the world. What do we choose?

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February 3, 2021 28 min

Don is a self-taught photographer. he is motivated by the mantra of “Photograph What You Feel” .

“It is my firm belief that we are not trying to take a photo of something; we are trying to capture how we feel about something. Artistic expression is born from emotion.”

Like most of us, Don has had numerous bumps in the road. But a hockey accident that broke his back offered an opportunity for both thanks and reflection.

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January 27, 2021 26 min

Ask yourself, If money, time, or personal responsibilities were not an issue, what would I really like to be doing?

And how would you get there?

Part of the path involves inner inquiry. What is the role of synchronicity? Of trust? Of one's inner voice?

Join Joan Sotkin for a most interesting discussion on a path less taken on this Bump in the Road.

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January 20, 2021 34 min

Dr. Alauna Curry is no stranger to bumps in the road. From her own personal health odyssey, to horrific burns to her son’s head and face, through divorce and beyond, this board cerified psychiatrist has a first hand understanding of trauma and what it takes to heal.

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January 6, 2021 27 min

A diagnosis of cancer will shake anyone up. For Pat Shannon, it was a wakeup call to get on his motorcycle and ride to the 16 states he hadn't seen. So he hit the road, for a 10,000 mile trip to rain awareness of rare cancer. And have a bit of adventure along the way.

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On this Bump in the Road, New Yorker cartoonist and highly acclaimed graphic novelist Marisa Acocella shares some great tales from a fascinating New York life, ranging from the story behind Jackie Kennedy's inaugural shoes to how she found inspiration from the legendary James Thurber. But interwoven with the humor is a strong sense of spirituality and of giving back to leave the world a better place.

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Ann Ogden Gaffney is a powerhouse when it comes to nutrition and cancer. Her book, Cook for Your Life was a result of her experiences with both kidney and triple negative breast cancer. Experiences that radically changed her life.

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