Michele Golden

Michele and her family moved to the Pensacola area in 2014. Being from the Big Bend area of Florida, she and her husband felt right at home right away and decided to settle here as they prepared for him to retire from the Navy in 2017. She received her bachelor's degree from Florida State University steering her to a career in health care and program analytics. Michele has three children, two daughters and a son. Her family loves to spend time outdoors, playing sports, and spending time with extended family. Life has encouraged her to embrace every moment and strive to make the most of every situation.
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In Sickness and In Health: Navigating Inflammatory Myopathy

  My husband and I just celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary. It's crazy to think about where he and I planned to be compared to where we are today. The humor is in the idea we...

My Wake Up Call

Around 2:00 am one morning, I woke to numbness taking over my right side. Within what felt like minutes, I lost the ability to speak and move my right arm and leg. As my...

A Diaversary: 10 Years With Type 1 Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, but this year it holds a special significance for our family. Ten years ago, on August 25th, 2010, we were introduced to a "new normal." Our oldest child was...

Finding My Art Skills for My Kids

People say my oldest daughter looks just like me. She and I also share sports interests and very similar personalities. At times the personality similarities can be a bit self-reflecting. Of course, these mirror...

Finding a Park for the Day or Just a Break

A trip to the park is one of my favorite things. Starting a family, I thought about how much time I wanted to spend at the park letting my children play. Having my first...

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