Have you ever gone to YouTube and searched "Clean with me" or "Cleaning motivation"? If not, go to YouTube right now and do it. I mean it, try it.....we'll wait. Crazy right? There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of videos of just people cleaning. Cleaning! I have used cleaning and organizing as a way… Continue reading Cleaning Therapy?
There is something in the air. Maybe it's the change of seasons - I love Fall, or maybe it's something else, but I feel it. I feel like this time next year, I will look back on this post and think 'Oh yes, that was the beginning of...(insert thing here)'. I like it. It feels like quiet… Continue reading Stillness
What a wild week it's been! My Big Brother is visiting from out of State and he has brought his amazing girlfriend with him to introduce her to the family. We all concur that she is a keeper. We've never seen my brother so happy and she is a really cool chick to boot. I… Continue reading Blessings & Beer
Do I have a boyfriend? Have I met Mr. Right? Or have I met Mr. Right Now? I have news, folks. I have a new significant other in my life. Please be kind....and say hello to Bruce. Bruce the Body Pillow, that is. Yes. The new significant other in my life is my new… Continue reading Boyfriend???
It's always when I know I should write but I keep avoiding it that I know it's bad. My anxiety is through the roof and I am doing my damndest to hold myself together and not have panic attacks in public. I'm all over the place, mind racing, can't sit still for long, glued to… Continue reading Keeping it real
Just about two weeks after we survived Hurricane Harvey, the east coast, primarily Florida, is preparing for an equally catastrophic hurricane. Irma. My ex-husband lives in what currently is the projected path of Hurricane Irma and I am finding myself fighting the urge to save him. I have the almost annoying, irresistible urge to make sure he's ok,… Continue reading Rescue
It has been a 9 days since I took this photo. We survived the hurricane and it was like nothing I've ever experienced before in my life. Some people are still without power. The water has been restored in most places, but we are required to boil it before we can use it for drinking or… Continue reading What surviving a hurricane taught me about myself & other people.
It's true, Friday night's sleeplessness was peppered with Facebook posts, YouTube videos, trying to read on my Kindle, downloading meditation or hypnosis apps trying to help myself get some Z's Sleep. Sleep has been elusive as of late. I've never been one to have trouble sleeping. I could fall asleep, get woken up by… Continue reading Sleepless in Texas
I wrote something this morning, kind of by accident that I thought was important. "Until you've had enough, you will continue to go back to what hurts you. I wish you enough." I was paroozing my codependent facebook groups, reading posts, commenting on some. I don't often write posts on these sites, I'm more of… Continue reading I wish you Enough
Again, Jaime Sullivan from Cawfeetawk came through! Sometimes she just says the perfect thing at the perfect time and it resonates in ripples. See the video here. I started this blog with the intention of rediscovering my gratitude. This blog is my therapy and my healing. This blog is MINE. I have grown, I have rebuilt… Continue reading Sometimes the betrayal is the blessing