Poetry Project

Some Moments

Some moments you want to freeze in place, your first kiss with your SoulLove, a rare heart-to-heart chat with your teenager the day before you lost a matriarch in your family... There are moments you wish would never end, and there are those you think will never end. Moments are fleeting and everything changes, so… Continue reading Some Moments

Journaling

What’s Inspiring Me Right Now?

Susannah Conway. Well, she's actually a "who" 🙂 and she's inspiring this very blog post. I'm taking her Blogging from the Heart course at the moment, and I love it. Every day she sends an email with info and to-dos that are quite bite-size and doable, even with an already full daily schedule. If you're looking… Continue reading What’s Inspiring Me Right Now?

Journaling, Mindfulness

A Breath Through Anxiety

Anxiety hurts. It hurts the person who struggles with it And it hurts everyone around them who are trying to help them through it. It’s like a ripple that turns into a wave Crashing down on the shoreline And taking back with it whatever it can. If you’ve ever experienced it, or know someone who… Continue reading A Breath Through Anxiety

New Bakes, Recipes, Warm Desserts

Chocolate Soufflé for Two

My baking buddy and I made a delicious chocolate souffle this past Saturday. And for the very first time too!! Neither one of us had ever eaten one, much less made one. When you hear of people baking souffles, it always seems scary, doesn't it? ... You listen in awe, but then you hear this… Continue reading Chocolate Soufflé for Two

Journaling, Mindfulness

I’m Coming Home

I'm writing tonight because I need to. I need this keyboard underneath my fingertips like I need the air in my lungs. Without it, I feel as if I'm grasping at everything, trying to move forward yet stuck in the moment. I don't know exactly how this keyboard will help me move forward, but at… Continue reading I’m Coming Home

Journaling, Mindfulness

I Can See Clearly Now

...well, almost. Almost 2 weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a retina detachment. Having worked in the ophthalmology field for as long as I have, I knew exactly what was happening as the symptoms were coming on. But it wasn't until I heard it fall out of the mouth of an ophthalmologist friend that fear… Continue reading I Can See Clearly Now