My Turn

Ok, so now you have heard all of the stories from Sara and Jenny. Now it’s my turn. My best friend is the personal trainer for these two and my hugs came up in conversation. They mentioned that they would be interested in sharing some stories, so a few emails later and the date was…

Best friend hugs

This is the last of 4 stories from Two Meatballs Get Fit gals. It comes from Sara and is about her best friend, Katie. They have been best friends for 30 years! Sara set up the moment by talking about airport moments, you know those scenes in the movies when two people are so excited…

Daughter hugs

This is another story from Jenny. I felt it was appropriate to share today because it’s about her daughter London, who just so happens to be sick and cuddly. Here’s to hoping she is better soon! Jenny began the story by sharing the same sentiment I hear from pretty much anyone that shares a kid…

Validating Hugs

This next story is from the second beautiful lady I met last week, Jenny. She is the other half of Two Meatballs Get Fit. Seriously, go check their blog out if you haven’t already. Do it! They are fun AND inspirational. Ok, on to the first of her two stories. Jenny’s mom Elaine is not the most…

It’s all fun and games

This next story is from one of two women I met yesterday. Sara and Jenny embarked recently on a very brave, very inspirational journey to become healthier versions of themselves. Their blog is called Two Meatballs Get Fit. You really need to check it out. They literally completely expose themselves in the hope of inspiring…

Magical Hugs

This story comes from Normy S. He was working in a cafeteria and while behind the line he would often develop relationships with his customers. He remembered fondly one customer, Barbara. She was a sweet old lady in her late 40s, early 50s. (Don’t get mad at me. He’s the one that called her old…) She…

Holding On For One Last Time

This is a very personal hug story of mine. I wanted to share it because not every meaningful hug has a happy ending. It had been 7 months since I had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. I was on the brink of a break up with my boyfriend and things were in complete disarray in…