The wind spins circles around my head I see the life before me and I wonder if I'm supposed to be who I am What is life but the continuing of one foot before another? Every breath, a choice Every moment, an opportunity for a voice Yet, I am so often silent. This is humanity... … Continue reading One foot…keep walking
It's been a week! I got sick, probably just a severe cold or flu, but it banned me from humanity in the current Covid climate, despite my negative test results. So I tried to rest, amidst my endless household to do list and everything I fight for and against on the daily. I often wonder … Continue reading Do you ever sit and stare?
It's all been a whirlwind. I'm sure you've been there, when life creeps in and steals...well, the life right out of you. Then suddenly I realize in the midst of the grind, the day to day, the chaos, that I don't have to allow it all to get the best of me. I can choose … Continue reading Missing Myself
1. You check your clothes before you leave the house to see how much goo you happen to be covered in and whether it's worth the effort to change. 2. You forget to check for you goo until three hours later when you realize you have smashed up graham cracker on your shirt and boogers smeared … Continue reading You Know You’re a Mother When…
I'm sitting in a quiet room, baby in my arms. Soft and warm, nuzzled tightly to my chest breathing in. Tiny sighs and squeaks eek out occasionally as lips move to reflexive smile or the impulse to nurse though his mouth is empty. He sleeps and I adore him. My husband lies across the room still, … Continue reading Adoration
She's an angel in sock monkey slippers. Her smile amazes me. She sees the world in color without fear of what others may see. She's come along way since her little blond curls and her belief that apples made her superman. She's stronger than most and wiser than her peers. She's brilliant and discerning. She's … Continue reading An Angel in Sock Monkey Slippers
Everyone knows the benefits of exercise. Doctors, health & nutrition experts, personal trainers, magazine articles, advertisers and celebrities have been telling us for years that if we want to be healthy, we have to work it. For me, that fact alone has done very little to persuade me to get up & move, or worse yet...step … Continue reading Why I Do & Don’t Work Out