Growing older is not for the faint of heart. I'm realizing this with every new ache, realization that I don't have abundant energy, and bodily changes happening to me. I've had knee pain in the past but nothing awful to warrant a doctor's appointment. But I thought 'what the heck? My deductible is paid, I'll… Continue reading When pain gets you thinking
Photo by Caleb Wood on Pexels.com November 27, 2018. 1st discharge. SLLPtuffed toy as consolation from hospital gift shop. Next destination: pick up Whole Foods holiday meal for Thanksgiving dinner next day. What a year it's been. It started with a big cloud looming over my head. Our family had just surfaced from a traumatic… Continue reading A Thankful Thanksgiving 2019
My six-year old daughter, Ellis, still experiences separation anxiety. Yesterday morning I sat in the back of her science class because she refused to let me out of her sight. It's been like this for months. I used to think Elliot, now 8 years old, had worse separation anxiety than his sister, but I unintentionally… Continue reading Separation anxiety : Riley Clemmons’ song
It's been weeks since my last post! In that time, we went and came back from vacation to San Diego and visiting family. I've been wanting to post but it's hard to chisel out a time to sit and write. First weekend back, so we are finally getting back into the groove of our normal… Continue reading Back on my blog after vacation…missed my readers and sharing.
When depression begins to hover over me, I feel an immediate sense of dread. The other feelings associated with it are hard to articulate; they don't make sense either. It's a vulnerable subject to talk about, much less write about it on my blog. But I started this blog to share stories about me and… Continue reading When depression surfaces