It’s hard to comprehend that it’s only been a year - it seems so long ago and yesterday. I read somewhere how time means nothing with love. I grew up in PA, became me in PA...yet as soon as I came here, I knew what home meant. I remember being on my porch recording this.... Continue Reading →
Talking about rape, abortion, adoptions - also the last 20 years of my life. Don't read it if you don't want to read about yucky stuff. Go anywhere else on my blog, there's plenty.
For all of my life, I’ve struggled with what faith means. My love of writing stems from a love and obsession with words and their meanings. Faith has always come back to the story of Doubting Thomas for me and I generally thought it was unfair I was supposed to have faith in 2000+ year... Continue Reading →
I'm not going to lie, I'm hitting a weird wall the last few days. It's likely depression, and I'm trying to approach it better than the bury-head-in-sand ignore it approach or the move constantly so it won't catch you approach. I wrote to myself today, all day: "I know I'm Not okay, and that's okay."... Continue Reading →
Continued from Yesterday... Depending on your answer on how you parent yourself, I have determined I am a hypocrite and I am objectively logical in raising my children, and subjectively irrational to myself. 1 of the complex types refuses to follow any rules. I've always been that stubborn, "I'll do it my way". I don't... Continue Reading →
Starting another focus on the blog. In addition to being a crazy mom, I'm also a crazy music junkie, spirit junkie, and chocolate junkie. In these posts, I'm going to focus on music/movies/TV shows that have helped me venture further within, connect with myself/soul, and grow as a person - emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually. My... Continue Reading →
When I was young, two seeds were planted in my mind. The first and strongest was, "I can do anything, if I set my mind to it." The second was, "I am crazy." My nature is stubborn and combative, so my life was dedicated to proving everyone wrong while making everyone proud of me. I... Continue Reading →
Mental Health Awareness month has prompted me to start a new blog category. To be honest, it's been on my mind, because it is my mind. I've realized, though, over the past few months, that attempting to separate mental illness from being a Mom is like attempting to separate my left cheek from my right.... Continue Reading →