Week 2

On June 4th I met for the first time with my new personal trainer. Michelle is wonderful. She's bright, fun, and fitness minded, as a good trainer should be. But what I think I love the most after a few weeks working with her and with her program is that she listens and responds. When …

Sisterhood…

You can't make a new, old friend. I don't know who the first person was to say that, but there is so much truth in those words. I didn't fully understand the meaning behind these words until I moved. It was not difficult to leave behind our former home, the security of knowing how to …

My happy place…

The Writing Room I am back home after a week on the road in Houston. I was tired yesterday after working, waiting on the plane and actually flying home. Once home I spent a little time with Frank and Kenzie, changed into my night clothes and then watched some mindless TV until I fell asleep …

Tap, tap, tap

Have you ever gone to bed just fine, and then woke up with a burning idea that just won't leave you be? I cannot be the only one. I have a handful of instances where this has happened in my life. If you've read my writings for any length of time, you might have heard …

No “right” way…

*warning* topics explored below may be triggering for some (crisis, trauma, faith crisis, CPTSD, etc.) Having come through my own faith crisis over the years, I have learned one thing, not to be judgy of others. When I'm in writing mode, I have a pretty regular morning routine. I wake, grab coffee (though that's sorely …