Category: writing

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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One thing after another….

Hi!  I’m PattyAnn, and believe it or not, I’m still the author of this here blog.  I haven’t been on here in quite some time, and I was beginning to worry that you all would think I deserted my blog! To be honest, I’ve been sick almost nonstop since January.  Not.even.kidding. I’m pretty sure our

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My Word for 2017

I’ve never really been a big fan of choosing a “word” for the new year, but this year is different. In 2016, through different conversations and circumstances, God revealed some areas of brokenness in my heart. not only did he graciously reveal these things to me, but he also gave me a name for the

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Happy New Year!

 Happy New Year! Am I the only one who’s having a hard time believing that Christmas has come and gone and it’s now 2017? i had a wonderful Christmas with my family; however, I feel that it went by so fast that it seems like it was already a long time ago! now we’re starting

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas is literally only 25 days away?  CRAZY! So, how was your Thanksgiving?  I hope you were able to relax and enjoy some down time. I spent all of Wednesday preparing food, which made Thanksgiving day go much smoother; it was nice to be prepared for once!

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The Real Deal

  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately and have come to some eye opening conclusions. I’ve been blogging for about eight years now, and it’s something that I love. My first blog was basically a journal of my walk through Alzheimer’s with my dad, as well as my forty-pound weight loss. after having

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