Today I had a breakdown. Lately I have been feeling very down on myself and have continued to spiral over recent weeks, quietly keeping it to myself. Feelings of inadequacy fill my mind and consume my spirit. I invent scenarios that have no basis in fact, yet they quickly catch like wildfire. They existContinue reading “Breakdown Begins a Build-UP”
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Am I old?
I was having a conversation with my family about driving and we were talking about how crazy people are on the freeways. Not just excessive speeding, but downright aggressiveness. I admit that I don’t always obey the speed limit signs, but I keep up with the general flow of traffic and make sure to notContinue reading “Am I old?”
Ham it up!
This morning, I was busy packing lunch for my daughter when I noticed my 17 year-old Chihuahua staring up at me with sad little eyes. He knows this is the time I usually give him a piece of ham, which serves as a delicious vessel for the medicine that eases his aching little body. AsContinue reading “Ham it up!”
Forget your age and discover the secret to life
My husband’s 95 year-old grandmother recently had hip surgery. You read that correctly. 95. She is such a sweet, thoughtful woman with a great love of family, scotch, and golf. Over the last few years, she has struggled with the deterioration of that hip and didn’t ever want to do surgery. She convinced herself thatContinue reading “Forget your age and discover the secret to life”
Simplicity, You Have Taught Me So Much.
The Question? We get up, get ourselves ready, get the kids ready, get breakfast, go to school, go to work, come home, get dinner ready, and go to bed. Every day. The same thing. For such a seemingly simple routine, why are our lives so gosh darn complicated? Constant decisions. Constant interruptions. Constant chaos. MyContinue reading “Simplicity, You Have Taught Me So Much.”
Clear the clutter. Keep the memories.
Clear the clutter. Keep the memories. I have long wanted to clear out my garage. I can’t be alone in this, right? The garage becomes a desolate wasteland of things that you don’t have time to deal with, yet things with which you aren’t ready to part. Amongst the holiday decorations there are boxes uponContinue reading “Clear the clutter. Keep the memories.”
Through disappointment and confusion came clarity and strength
One of the most difficult moments of my life came on a Wednesday afternoon. Hump day, dump day; that was me. For well over eight months, I was lining myself up for a huge promotion that I convinced myself I wanted. I thought it would bring me more income, more influence and more happiness. LittleContinue reading “Through disappointment and confusion came clarity and strength”