Too often, business presentations focus on the larger successes with fleeting references to minor road bumps. After navigating a three-and-a-half year health-based distraction with two small children while running a business a sole founder, I wanted to share my slightly less rose-colored experience.

Ultimately, my outcome was positive since I was able to sell the business and move on, but the story focused more on understanding and embracing the curveballs that life invariably throws at us.