Grief


Moving on from a loved one is never easy. I've lost people close to me, my Mom, Friends, Ex-Husbands and it is never easy. The stages of grief, Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance are widely known and they are true. You move among them like a fish moves through water. Forwards, backwards, side to … Continue reading Grief

Coming Into The Light


Finally seeing the light in life! Life has gotten brighter recently, seeing the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel. Slowly paying off bills, (difficult on low-income, but making headway, nonetheless), making plans to buy needed furniture, treating myself to some rings (some crystal bar rings, metals, gems) and continuing eating right and exercising, … Continue reading Coming Into The Light

Happy 47th Birthday To Me


Celebrating my 47th Birthday today and I am so grateful. I've spent the past 13 years living on borrowed time after the kidney transplant in 2003. The years have sped by, I've lived in different cities, met met a lot of people over time. My health has changed, I've survived more surgeries, I've slowed down … Continue reading Happy 47th Birthday To Me

Happy Birthday Me!


HAPPY 45TH TO ME! Buy one from this etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/market/45th_birthday Turning 45 this year, feels like some sort of milestone (or millstone?).  Life has been one crazy ride. Growing up in the midwest, getting my education, first bachelors then masters degree, working as an adjuster for a few years, experiencing kidney and heart failure, moving … Continue reading Happy Birthday Me!

Happy Humpday: Wallace Falls Forest


Snapped this picture with an older smartphone in 2009.  There were fallen trees with moss growing on them, hanging down with sunlight streaming through the upper canopy of taller trees. The hike was moderate, easy trail but long. No dropoff's, clearly marked, easy enough for most anyone but not cane or walker-recommended. Seeing the dead, … Continue reading Happy Humpday: Wallace Falls Forest