Forgive

Have you ever spent a significant amount of time thinking about forgiveness? ... towards others - more importantly, our self? Well, me either, until I did. When you decide to focus on that area of your heart; your soul, brain, and body start to feel significantly uncomfortable, but then you feel pretty amazeballs (if you … Continue reading Forgive

Relaxing is Stressful

I am not a hippie, but sometimes I play one....  As a cancer survivor, a veteran with a touch of ptsd, adhd, and ocd; I am open to alternative treatments.  And did you know you can actually stress yourself out, in the process of learning to ‘de-stress’?  I have read several books this year, but a couple changed … Continue reading Relaxing is Stressful

Filming Life

https://youtu.be/RkyYhZpJ9_k I hear this statement at least once a day, sometimes more when referring to how I juggle the overwhelming responsibility of managing a living on a veterans pension, social security disability, and child support when there are extenuating health circumstances, a fixed income + raising two teenage daughters in the most expensive county - … Continue reading Filming Life

mother and daughter symbiosis

Starting this process with my daughter was scary at first, but it turned into a project that we were both passionate about. I was able to get my daughters perspective and give her mine, and share research I have gotten on recovery and resources. I am able to understand her better, even when I do … Continue reading mother and daughter symbiosis

Be the water

If you had a choice to be a Rock, or to be Water, which would you choose? What is the strongest? Dr. Wayne Dyer says: “Water is the softest of all things, yet it is the most powerful. The ocean patiently allows all things to flow into it. It is always flexible.” I am the … Continue reading Be the water

I wish

I wish I could say things just keep getting better and better everyday. I cannot always say that, but I can choose to believe it will get better soon. Not sure how many folks out there have what I like to call alphabet problems? Those that you need acronyms to spell, to keep track, or … Continue reading I wish

Courageous

Today was the first year of my youngest daughters sophomore year of high school. The way she walked into that school today made me drop my jaw. This school looks like a manufacturing plant for politicians, 50 shades of Khaki is the uniform the boys wear, and the girls are just like the wives of … Continue reading Courageous

Myeloma Update

The girls went to Johns Hopkins with me this time, and somehow I remembered these things much more painful during the process, but it is actually áfter' a bone marrow biopsy to your hip that you 'really' feel what they did back there. I have attached a photo for people with my humor. They did … Continue reading Myeloma Update