Heading into my third week of recovery after my bi-lateral explant surgery, I have discovered the truth about myself: I am an absolute utter and complete failure at the art of forced “resting”. Now it’s silly because after sixteen prior surgeries, I understand the importance of physical rest in surgical recovery. Rest equals healing. Healing equals getting back to life sooner than later. But rest, … Continue reading Mastering the art of “resting”
I’ve worked so hard to build a beautiful life for my husband and kids, dedicating myself to creating a home environment that is warm and inviting and welcoming to all. I’ve spent years crafting a career that I felt was worthy and purposeful, going above and beyond in my education so that I modeled for my children the benefits of a lifetime invested in continuous … Continue reading The Spontaneity Fight
I have always been fascinated with photography. Oh, not in a way that I ever wanted to pursue any sort of career with it. No, I’ll gladly leave that pursuit to my very talented brother and sister-in-law who have spent decades mastering not only a variety of camera lens and filters to achieve a perfect shot, but also possess a level of chill and patience … Continue reading Finding “Me” in a Photo
There is good in the weeds! I truly believe in the healing power of positivity not only to heal us physically and emotionally, but to inspire us to live our lives seeking not what is wrong, but what is right! That’s challenging because humans are curious creatures and it is our curiosity that pushes us into negative territory time and time again. Now I’m … Continue reading Reflecting positively on life’s weeds
For here was “faith”, not as a label, not even as a building as magnificent as Notre Dame… Continue reading Faith is not a label, it lives and breathes
Have you ever thought about what your “mission” in life is? Continue reading What’s Your Mission?
The elderly woman with the walker said, “Yes, we know that honey, the gal opens up at 8am, come and sit with us and help us figure out this damn puzzle!” Continue reading Life is a Puzzle, We are the Pieces
I remember the minute the words were out of my mouth, I wanted to crawl in a hole. I could literally see the light go out of my husbands eyes… Continue reading Are you “The Forgiver?”
Maybe the birds weren’t too smart after all. I mean I wouldn’t build my house with a potential disaster looming overhead like that. Continue reading Not all lemons make lemonade
…and everytime before the surgical anesthetic took me under, a fleeting thought crossed my mind: “Turn off the Stove!” Continue reading “Turn off the Stove!