life and all its ups and downs, nonfiction, Random thoughts, Uncategorized

One thousand times thankful. Or maybe just a few hundred

Posts like this are generally written on and around Thanksgiving and to be honest, that is when this post was started, but what better way to end the year than by reminding myself of all the good in my life. This year was difficult. Trying. Lesson providing. Most of all it still contain so much… Continue reading One thousand times thankful. Or maybe just a few hundred

life and all its ups and downs, nonfiction, reasons to drink

There is Hope in all Things

Difficult days and long years have filled my life lately. The idea of being tested by an above power does not even begin to sum up the challenges that have been placed in my path. Financial struggles amongst international adoptions, freak wasp attacks that send four year olds to the hospital via ambulance, random trees… Continue reading There is Hope in all Things

life and all its ups and downs, nonfiction, reasons to drink, Survivor

I have a Confession

I am a survivor. A survivor of childhood sexual abuse. A survivor of childhood psychological abuse. Whew. I have never written those words before. The relief and peace are overwhelming. For thirty-four years I have carried the weight of these realities alone attempting to navigate the "how" in how they affect my life. Because they… Continue reading I have a Confession