I wanted to give my child the gift of bravery, so I outdid myself in the “non self consciousness” zone. It was actually an excellent time of self growth and discovery.
I was in Scottsdale, Arizona at a sales meeting and I decided, when at a very Old Style Arizona restaurant, that I would try rattlesnake.
Its taste left no recollection at all for me. Some of you might find the fact that I like the taste of pickled cow tongue even more and eat it fairly regularly.
As for my daughter, she was very brave.
She faced death at birth, which turned out to me to be much scarier than eating weird food or doing odd things. Even now, twenty-two years later, I am sad over her death: being able to tell stories like this which include her, believe it or not, still help.
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Julie Jordan Scott has been a Life & Creativity Coach, Writer, Facilitator and Teleclass Leader since 1999. She is also an award winning Actor, Director, Artist and Mother Extraordinaire. She was twice the StoryTelling Slam champion in Bakersfield.
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