On a serious note., Recovery from addiction

When You Don’t Want To Forgive, Do It Anyway.

Forgive. It is a powerful word. To forgive basically means to accept, and move past what you feel was an injustice to your sensibilities. The word forgive is terrifying at times, because it means letting our guard down – letting someone off the hook for something we feel is unforgivable. We feel that if we… Continue reading When You Don’t Want To Forgive, Do It Anyway.

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Recovery from addiction

My Top 5 Favorite Meditations For When My Brain Needs A Vacation.

In 2009 I had my first stint in rehab.  I have a very vivid memory of a time when our counselor gathered us all into a room and had us sit in chairs that were placed in various places throughout the space. He dimmed the lights, asked us to close our eyes, and began talking us… Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Meditations For When My Brain Needs A Vacation.

120 Days In-My Time In Jail

120 Days In – My Time In Jail. Chapter #12

  Hey Friend! There’s good news and there’s bad news. Which do you want first? I’ll give you the bad news, because by now you already kinda know… This blog series is no longer available on this website. I’m sorry! I have always dreamed of writing and publishing a book, ever since my Dad bought… Continue reading 120 Days In – My Time In Jail. Chapter #12

motherhood

Putting My Own Oxygen Mask On, First.

  Today, while on all fours searching for Chloe's binky under the couch for the 4th time today; I had a revelation. I don't even know who I am anymore. Seriously.  I've gotten into this routine, where my new normal is being the caretaker for 3 children, (4-if we count my husband).  I spend my days… Continue reading Putting My Own Oxygen Mask On, First.

120 Days In-My Time In Jail

120 Days In – My Time In Jail. Chapter #11

  Hey Friend! There’s good news and there’s bad news. Which do you want first? I’ll give you the bad news, because by now you already kinda know… This blog series is no longer available on this website. I’m sorry! I have always dreamed of writing and publishing a book, ever since my Dad bought… Continue reading 120 Days In – My Time In Jail. Chapter #11

120 Days In-My Time In Jail

120 Days In-My Time In Jail. Chapter #10

  Hey Friend! There’s good news and there’s bad news. Which do you want first? I’ll give you the bad news, because by now you already kinda know… This blog series is no longer available on this website. I’m sorry! I have always dreamed of writing and publishing a book, ever since my Dad bought… Continue reading 120 Days In-My Time In Jail. Chapter #10

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I Won A Pair Of Leggings. The Rest Is History.

Some of you may recall a post entitled "Fundraisers & Ghost Pants; which I had written in the early days of my blogging. (If you missed it-it's here). In that post; I detailed my experience with other moms at my daughter's school - and their crazy leggings.  One could even say I poked a bit… Continue reading I Won A Pair Of Leggings. The Rest Is History.

120 Days In-My Time In Jail

120 Days In – My Time In Jail. Chapter #9

    Hey Friend! There’s good news and there’s bad news. Which do you want first? I’ll give you the bad news, because by now you already kinda know… This blog series is no longer available on this website. I’m sorry! I have always dreamed of writing and publishing a book, ever since my Dad… Continue reading 120 Days In – My Time In Jail. Chapter #9