I had one of the most memorable experiences of my life this past Saturday. I performed a live story on stage at The Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul in front of 1,059 people. It was intense, it was scary, it was incredible. Intense because I knew the reaction my story would get. Scary because the biggest audience I’ve ever spoken in front of was about 20 people. And incredible because as I stood at the microphone, I closed my eyes and I felt…Sophia. I know she was looking down on me and giving me the strength and the courage to tell my story. And I know she was proud of me. And that’s all I’ve ever wanted.

Thank you to all who were able to attend – I felt the support and love from my family and friends in addition to the spirit of Sophia. And it’s what got me through.

Stay tuned for a recording of my performance – they tell me it will be available soon. But for now, here’s a peek and how I looked on that big stage!!