Category: My Gutsy Story

My new life: What it’s like to live in Lesotho?

My new life: What it's like to live in Lesotho? My life is so different here in Lesotho as a Peace Corps Volunteer. I have so much to share with you; I don’t know where to start. Instead...

Check Out My New “Gutsy” Website For the Peace Corps

  Hello Friends, How do you like the new header and video on my blog? The round hut is called a rondavel, from the Afrikaans word rondawel. It's the westernized version of an African-style hut. I love the one I...

Why I’m Celebrating Peace Corps Week

As many of you know, I have a strong desire to serve in the Peace Corps. Things did not go as smoothly as I had hoped, but I am keeping my fingers crossed this time. My...

Category: Inspirational, My Gutsy Story, People  |  

“Choosing One’s Battles Wisely”

“Choosing One’s Battles Wisely” “My Gutsy Story®” Donna L. Friess “Choosing one’s battles” that’s good advice as it illustrates another way to live a gutsy life. It takes guts to hold back one’s emotions and not jump eagerly...

Winner of the January 2015 “My Gutsy Story®”

We had FOUR OUTSTANDING “My Gutsy Story®” authors. Thank you for submitting and for voting. These 4 authors are all WINNERS.       Winner of the January 2015 “My Gutsy Story®”   1st Place, with 59% of the votes, goes...

Our Final Gutsy Move

"Our Gutsy Final Move" “My Gutsy Story®” Barbara Hammond Moving is daunting under any circumstances. I grew up moving, like gypsies, attending fourteen schools in twelve years, four of them in sixth grade. When I married, my husband’s...

Finding the Guts to Change

 "Finding the Guts to Change" “My Gutsy Story®”-Donna Friess One of the truly gutsiest things I have ever done was become brave enough to give up my college teaching career after 45 years.  Across the years, when...

January 2015 Vote For Your Favorite “My Gutsy Story®”

PLEASE VOTE NOW for our January 2015  “My Gutsy Story®”  You have from now, until February 11th,  to vote on the sidebar, (only one vote per person) and the winner will be announced on February 12th and will select a prize from...

How I Learned to Let Go of Security

  “My Gutsy Story®” Connie Fenty Even now, 30 years later, I can recall the sharpening of my senses and how I responded to the growing fear of what I was about to do that night.  Standing...

“My New Life” Chapter One

I am turning a new chapter in my life prompted by my divorce after a 28-year marriage. Instead of feeling "sorry" for myself, I've opted to view this as an opportunity to explore new avenues and adventures....

Create Account