Quarantine

It has probably been months since I have been able to share anything significant. This virus, the timing, with life could not have been worse... or better, depending on your perspective. When all the normal rules do not apply, life starts to look even more foreign than you thought. I sit here outside in my … Continue reading Quarantine

Shaking Hands

Someone told me more than once that they know I am serious, by my very first handshake upon meeting me. I do take handshakes serious. I am glad to hear this is communicated, because often I feel my messages are not clear. Anyway, I was due a bloodwork checkup and a disease percentage check. Honestly, … Continue reading Shaking Hands

Filming Life

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 - "I … 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