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Finding belonging in the midst of pain.

IS THIS JUST ME? FINDING BELONGING IN THE MIDST OF PAIN

  An interesting thing happens when you have persistent health issues. You can begin to fight your own body. Both mentally and physically. Over the last two years I’ve felt intense anger and even hatred for my body or parts of my body. Startling, but true. While others’ bodies seem to love them and react […]

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KEEP SPARKLING, MAMA

“Don’t ever let anyone dull your sparkle” One of my favorite quotes. Probably because over the years I have come to the sad conclusion that we live in a society that wants to dampen our sparkle every single day.  Guess what?  It doesn’t have to be that way. I am prepping to hit a milestone birthday at […]

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Sun's out

SUN’S OUT, FUN’S OUT

  “Sun’s out, fun’s out.” “Sun’s out, guns out.” “Sun’s out, buns out.” That last one sends shivers down my spine. Of all the places I want my buns, “out” is probably last on the list. Spring, and with it warm temperatures, brings revived commitments to health and wellness. Self included, most of us have […]

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The Truth

THE TRUTH ABOUT HOW I “DO IT ALL”

I’ve got a lot on my plate. I do. Recently I’ve been asked by several people, “How do you do it all?” I always shrug my shoulders and say, “I don’t know. I just do.” But that isn’t really the whole truth. I can definitely say without a doubt that the last twelve months have […]

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