Jagged Little Pills

We joke at my house that 4 out of 5 of us are either currently in therapy, have had therapy, or need therapy. Much like baptism, I want to cover all my basis, leave no stone unturned so to speak. For the record, I`ve been sprinkled and dunked twice by three different pastors in three … Continue reading Jagged Little Pills

Finding My Momentum

In 2013, a yoga instructor suggested I pick a word or phrase to be my mantra for the new year, something that would help promote personal growth and keep focus on what is important to my life in that moment. She said "set your purpose". That year I chose the word JOY. I had the … Continue reading Finding My Momentum

Perpetual Restarts

via Daily Prompt: Restart I am the queen of starting over. Marriage. Finances. Friendships. Family. Careers. Diets. This blog. You name it, I've probably tried it, quit and tried it again. It's a problem really, perhaps even an addiction. I get bored and need a change. I lack consistent motivation and a sense of direction. … Continue reading Perpetual Restarts

It’s a Process

Another pomegranate martini lingered in front of me; its sweet red nectar glistening in the glow of lowered lights and laughter. Two of my girlfriends flanked the table and I was absorbed by their presence. I'm realizing that everyone suffers from some level of loneliness or discontentment. The stay-at-home mom, the working mom, the mom … Continue reading It’s a Process

Five Minute Friday: Miss

I miss my mini-van. It made life so easy with kids, pets and equipment. Everyone had a seat near a window and rarely did anyone complain that "she's sitting too close to me".  I had space to breathe in that car, space to be present but not super imposing even when all seven seats were … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Miss