Have you ever been in the middle of something when all of a sudden you're flooded with memories of a loved one who's past? Maybe it's a scent that comes from across the room, maybe it's a distant sound you hear, or maybe it's just a thought that comes out of nowhere and sends you… Continue reading Angels in Full Moons
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?
I'm a pretty guarded person, but yet for some reason I think people know a lot about me. But I may be wrong. In fact, I know I'm wrong. Not many people know the "real" me. I have a few close friends who know my ins and outs, some of whom I haven't really spoken… Continue reading 10 Things You Might Not Know About Me
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
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
I love music. I feel it speaks emotions that words cannot and have always played it when happy, sad, angry, or just for fun. And when nothing else can make me feel better, it's music that steps in and cradles that piece of me that needs solace and care. It's music that seems to understand… Continue reading My Fall Playlist
...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
Being open to the journey means trusting the process, yourself and those around you. Trust has always been difficult for me. Even trusting this fabric took a few times of "letting go" to realize I won't fall. Trust the journey. Trust yourself. Breathe and let go of what's holding you back, and fly. … Continue reading Trust
To love someone or some thing you must be as sand to the waves... At times in the wake, at times not. You must be willing to let go... and wait for its return, because if it does - then it was meant to be all along.
Dear Summer, I've sat down several times to write this letter but nothing seems to come out. Perhaps it's because I don't want to say goodbye. I've so enjoyed your sunny laziness. Your warm (ok right, downright HOT) days. Your thunderstorms and warm breezes. Your carefree weekends with all the time in the world to… Continue reading A Letter to Summer