Chelsea Watkins

Watkins shines through: A story of sexual assault

Bright, self-loved, and caring. Chelsea Watkins brings the energy into any room in which she steps foot. Her energy does not go unnoticed. She’s constantly focused on the bright side of life. Who could have guessed this compassionate individual has struggled with depression and anxiety directly related to someone else’s choice? According to the Department…

Kyle Hocking

Get Your Balls Checked, Boys!

You reach for your Gatorade Saturday morning and instead of the hangover-quenching joy as it trickles down your throat, the taste is like the 4th-grade dare to put your tongue on the frozen tetherball pole. Radiation, man. That mouth-watering feeling you get when you see a juicy burger and a side of fries, the ice-cold…


Yeah, they’re fake. My real ones tried to kill me!

How do you stay grounded in the face of fear? What is the secret to getting through the hardships in life? “Laugh at yourself and your bald head,” Patti Parsons would answer in her sweet southern tone. Parsons was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer at the age of 47. She had long brown hair….

Love and Be Loved

To love and be loved. Something everyone wants but not everyone believes they can have. My friend, Jill is one of the most loving individuals I have ever met. She can put a smile on your face just by saying hello or welcoming you with a big hug. Yet every day she suffers with an…

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Needed for Nepal!

“Be thankful for the bad things in life for they open your eyes to the good things you weren’t paying attention to before.” -Unkown On April 25, 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal killing over 7,700 individuals. An estimated eight million people were impacted by this earthquake. Some of the victims of this disaster were…


Through the Eyes of Parkinson’s

As some of you may know, my grandmothers both suffer from Parkinson’s disease. This makes April a very meaningful month for our One Stitch at a Time campaign. The sad thing is that one out of every 100 people over the age of 60 is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. It can even be diagnosed as young…


March for the Animals

Happy spring. With spring upon us, we are seeing more and more animals out and about and we want this to continue. The reality is that numerous animal species are near extinction. It is important to maintain animals’ habitats and keep the authenticity of the world. Our One Stitch At A Time efforts have given us…