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

Turbulent

Today I feel like I am in the rapids in a boat. I am holding the paddle but I’m just bouncing and slamming against the rocks as I race down the river towards the unseen; not scared just anxious. I am wondering what is around the bend? Have you ever felt that way? Like your … More Turbulent

No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.”

“No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.” 30 years of marriage and this is not a conversation that I expected. My first reaction was to pop open my mouth and tell him exactly what I thought about being told what I would and would not be ‘allowed’ … More No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.”

Authentically You

“Life isn’t about finding yourself, its about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw My whole life I was always trying to ‘find myself’ to figure out who I was. I would stress myself out endlessly over not knowing. How does one find themselves? How do we know who we are? One day someone told me that … More Authentically You

Checking In

Social media has made ‘checking in’ so easy. It’s just something that we do now. It is the social norm. We check in when we go out to eat, or to the salon or just about anywhere. But how often do we take the time to check in with ourselves? How often do we go … More Checking In