Category: loss

Who Am I, Anyway?

Sometimes I feel as if i dont even know who i am. am i the just the little girl who (unknowingly) grew up trying to push through the affects of sexual abuse? or am i the woman who was once a victim of oppressive narcissism, and who is still trying to learn how to be

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When Mother’s Day is bittersweet…

So this Sunday is Mother’s Day. for a lot of women, the idea of Mother’s Day stirs up sweet memories and big plans. for some, Mother’s Day is tinged with sadness over their mother not being alive anymore, or painful memories over the loss of a sweet child of their own. it’s been just over

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Wordless Wednesday ~ When You’re Waiting for the Sun to Shine

Sometimes it feels as though winter may never end. Here in the Mid-West, we’ve only had one snow storm worth mentioning, a week of 60-70 degree weather, and very.little.sunshine. I don’t do so well with all the gloom and lack of sunshine. It feels like the days are super short, and by 6:00pm I feel

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Meanderings….

I’m sick.  Again. and quite frankly, I am so tired of this cloud of sickness that seems to be hovering over my house; since Thanksgiving, my kids and I have had one virus after another, with barely a break in between. last Wednesday night I was hit with a nasty stomach flu, and I mean

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10 Things I Learned in 2016

 As 2016 has come to a close, I’ve been taking some time to look back on the year and reflect on all that’s happened and all that I’ve learned along the way. there were many things that came to mind, and other things that I couldn’t really put into words, but I did manage to

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the person I used to be….

sometimes I miss the person I used to be. the person I was before the bottom dropped out of my world, leaving me broken and with scars that have never fully healed. I remember the woman very well…. cheerful and always smiling. laughing came as easy as taking my next breath, and I couldn’t be

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