Journey to Better

“Are you feeling better?”I hear my loved ones ask. My Fitbit group I started a month ago is still going. I, when well, can put in 10,250 steps per day. Yesterday, I put in 4000. I was nauseous and the room was tilting. I am at that place with this illness I believe an addict… Continue reading Journey to Better

Fighting Vertigo

This week I have fought vertigo. As difficult, and as challenging as this illness can be, I am finding choosing my attitude is very empowering. I have had these inner ear problems since my first husband died. I can go on about that, as I have needed to do in the past. The fact is… Continue reading Fighting Vertigo

New Year

As many of us focus on our diets, habits, and such, I am looking inward. These pursuits of re-examining our eating habits, or health routines is a great endeavor. For me, this time of year is different. January seems to be a measuring stick for me, and I may not be the only one. Take… Continue reading New Year


I want my posts to inspire, to be a bright light in a world where we give up on hope when the lights go out in our lives, a world where we count our own wrongs rather than rejoicing in our good moments, out of our own fears and haunts of the past. Therefore, to… Continue reading Fear

Having it All

If my daughter can have anything in life, it’s that I hope one day she can be as happy as I am right now. Right now I am a stay at home Mom who blogs and enjoys selling bargaining treasures on eBay. I even bought a mannequin to practice putting the outfits together before I… Continue reading Having it All

Today I’m the Mom

I’m the Mom sitting next to you in carpool line. Sap all over my car, Can’t remember the last time I washed it. Achieved a really nice degree in school, More than one actually, Worked in my field until 31 So, I could drive this sappy old Honda Run my errands, Stop and grab a… Continue reading Today I’m the Mom

Apple Phone Tree

I have Squirrels Are Fascinating Disorder.  Have you ever truly admired the squirrel? You can be busy doing a business report, or talking with a friend, or even taking a walk, and there he is, the fancy brown oversized mouse with the expressive tail.  Much like a cat, the tail seems to say much about… Continue reading Apple Phone Tree

At First

At first I felt lost. I sat there holding my six month old upon learning the news that two blocks away, my husband was killed instantly in a car accident. How does one face life after such a tragedy?  I have had the gift of finding the answers to those questions for myself over the… Continue reading At First

Perfection is not the Goal

  As I sit here tonight with nausea, listening to my daughter in her room singing to her music, I am looking forward to our next adventure.  She turned 15 this Saturday, and we had a small  gathering.  Our real party will be happening this coming Thursday. We are going to St. Francisville, Louisiana where my… Continue reading Perfection is not the Goal