...Occurs rarely, but I can attest that it can happen in the unlikeliest of circumstances. The last several weeks were rough emotionally, but slowly became inspiring. I decided on collaborating with my daughter in an interview/informational film on Eating Disorder Awareness. Half-way through my media production program -means I produce a film using whatever equipment … Continue reading mother and daughter symbiosis
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
Let me first say, yes, I have cooked pancakes in a toaster before, and no, there was no disaster, but NO, I have never completely ignored the fact this particular pancake had chocolate chips and was the thickness of a crepe, and a little floppy… COMMON SENSE should have alerted me to what ‘may happen’ … Continue reading Pancake in my toaster
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
Do you ever notice how I seem to be chasing the sun? I mean, I spend a lot of time documenting the rise and the fall to the earth of the sun and I am fascinated by all the colors painted each and every time? We realize it is a ball of fire and it … Continue reading Gratitude
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
I carry around a backpack that doubles as a family records filing cabinet. Most days you can find me in a lobby waiting at any point. I have time to learn a lot about myself and my children in all this 'down-time'. If a child is struggling with depression aggravated by an all-consuming-Eating Disorder... parents/caregivers … Continue reading Take a Ride with me…
The title survivor, unexpected, is due to fear in my brain... a spine fracture, spinal chord injury, and fusion, sprinkled with 4 years of radiation and chemotherapy.