Performance Paralysis…. (or why can’t I do this?!)

Imagine looking through the window and seeing me sitting, surrounded by papers, and computers (yup, more than 1), tea cups, water bottles, pens, headphones and crumpled tissues….. staring into space. Can you see it? Now, see me slowly get up, and leave the mess, walk to my bedroom, and lay down on the bed with … More Performance Paralysis…. (or why can’t I do this?!)

What Are You Packing? (Traveling With Food Issues & Chronic Pain)

As we drove home from our 10 day trip yesterday, I started thinking about this blog. I was reviewing in my mind what I needed to put where when we unloaded the car. We chose to drive my husband’s 2018 Dodge Challenger, with it’s massive trunk and it was packed full! Some of the trunk … More What Are You Packing? (Traveling With Food Issues & Chronic Pain)

Pull Over!!!

As I begin to jot this down, I am practically in tears. Today has been one of those days. Perhaps you can relate. I had grand plans. I had my alarm set to have plenty of time to accomplish all that I needed and not be rushed or stressed. And yet…. here I am running … More Pull Over!!!

Not Feeling Well

Sniffles and coughs. Sore throat and tissues. Aches and pains. Chills and sweats. Blanket and snuggles. As much as I don’t like to see my son feeling sick, it still touches my mama heart that he wants me near him. At 17 years old, that isn’t always the case. This morning when I came back … More Not Feeling Well

Just One More Drink

Getting that unexpected call during the night made my heart pound. I instantly began to wonder what was wrong. The voice on the other end of the line was sobbing uncontrollably. My chest tightened. “I’m so sorry mommy. I am so sorry. I can’t stop mom. I can’t.” My heart sank. Terror filled me. My … More Just One More Drink