Feeling overwhelmed all the time starts to take a toll on you after a while. You can't sleep, you start gaining weight, your hair starts breaking so that you have all these wild short hairs sticking straight out of the top of your head, you start getting acne like you were 16, and so much … Continue reading Figuring Things Out
Recently, I heard this awesome quote. "The man who chases two rabbits catches none." Well, dang it! No wonder I'm spinning my wheels. I've been chasing a whole fluffle! I found out yesterday that is what you call a group of rabbits. It's now my new word. I realized that I'm not even chasing those … Continue reading Fluffle Herder
Happy Birthday, Mom! My mother turned 82 today. She loves birthdays. She’s been telling everyone she sees for the past year that she was turning 82 today. That means tomorrow she will start telling everyone that she’s about to turn 83! I wish I could get as excited about birthdays but I didn’t get that … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Mom!
My life got hit by another hurricane. Actually, it's probably still the same one and these are the outer bands of the longest lasting hurricane ever! I find myself feeling as though I'm spinning out of control a bit more like I'm stuck in the middle of a tornado. These mental natural disasters are killing … Continue reading Oxygen Mask
This year is a continuation of the past couple of years. I don't seem to get a break. I keep getting hit with wave after wave of desperation. I'm now in a tailspin trying to figure out how to pull up and level out this out of control plane called life. When my father first … Continue reading Wave after wave
Have you ever hit a point in your life when you just can't seem to get past certain hurdles in life? You know that you need to get moving but you can't. Or you finally get the motivation to get moving then you find yourself in the same exact situation again. Or both things are … Continue reading Feeling Stuck
Midlife. It seems like an evil word. If someone is of a certain age and does something out of character, people chalk it up to a midlife crisis. If you think about it, what an awesome excuse to use to finally break out of your old way of doing things to see if something else … Continue reading Midlife Crisis or Awakening?
I stayed in this strange funk for over a week. I'm finally realizing that it was part of the whole grieving process. This past weekend helped out quite a bit. I had to go down to take care of some items for all the parents. I kept getting hit with people wanting to know how … Continue reading Waking Up
Grief is a strange thing. You can have grief for so many different types of things. I think I've been hit with so many different layers of grief all at the same time that my brain doesn't know how to deal with it. I find myself looking for ways to cope. My newest thing is looking … Continue reading Grief
My husband tricked me on Sunday into going to see the doctor. He needed to get an immunization shot for work and said I should get on the list to see a doctor while we were at the clinic. The receptionist said it wouldn't hurt to see one. I am totally grateful for that smooth … Continue reading Nothing Else Matters