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Comedy for a Spinal Cause

Posted by julia olson on Friday, November 22, 2013,


What a night!!!! Family, old friends, and new friends!  The amount of organization and love that went into making last night happen is truly incredible.  I cannot even begin to adequately express my gratitude for the efforts put in last night and the days beforehand to prepare.  It all came together in beautiful, harmonious festivities.  It was really nothing short of perfection.  We had a completely filled venue, amazing comedians (SO FUNNY!!), and a cozy atmosphere filled w...


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No more hiding.

Posted by julia olson on Thursday, October 24, 2013, In : videos 
 

As I launch this fundraiser I am overcome with gratitude. So many people have stepped up in support of my cause. At the same time I was a bit weary and nervous about the whole campaign.

For four years I’ve stayed hidden, avoiding social media and pushing people away; I was comfortable in this little bubble that I had created for myself. I didn't like the idea of asking people for help or having to keep people updated on my progress. I’m not trying to say I’ve gained some sort of fame ...

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Sky

Posted by julia olson on Saturday, September 28, 2013,



This is Sky, my craigslist mutt turned service dog, my love and my confidence.  Four years ago my life was flipped around.  A car accident left me paralyzed from the neck down making me dependent on someone for even the most menial task.  I had lost the very little confidence that I had and I felt I had lost my dignity.  Two years went by with little to no socialization and an obsession with rehabilitation.  Then, I was blessed with this crazy brat of a dog.  Boy, she was trouble, but never f...


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Love

Posted by julia olson on Saturday, April 21, 2012,
Once again I haven’t followed through with the promise to myself to write more. A lot of the time I feel as though there’s not much to express. I can recall a couple of days that I felt were colossally disastrous, but opted not to write. Often times after the bad days pass they don’t seem as bad as I thought they had and am glad I didn’t write in my irrational state. Bad days happen and then you move on, but sometimes what happens stays with you. Like the night of my accident; I’m s...
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