I’ve had an exceptionally awesome childhood. My fondest memories were as a child growing up in the 70’s in the City Summer streets. A time when kids actually came outside and played with each other. What I did not realize was that the majority of our diets were Twinkies, Ring Dings, chips, soda, juice and
My story with CKO is a complete story of a physical, emotional and mental transformation, as well as one of raw and pure gratitude. To say that my life changed completely when I first walked through the doors of CKO Roxbury is an understatement. Sometimes I still have trouble really articulating the whole story simply
May is Mental Health Awareness month and we’re honored to be able to share this blog by Kimberley Oley featuring Michelle Dickinson, author of “Breaking Into My Life.” Together, we can open up mental health conversations to benefit everyone. Let’s remove the mental health stigma – for good!
I am now a grandmother to 4 amazing kids but my story starts in grammar school… I was the kid who was ALWAYS the last kid picked in gym. I was not a good student (due to severe ADD , which went undiagnosed until adulthood). This lead to extreme confidence issues. My nicknames were dizzy