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Grounded: My One-Word Resolution for 2019

Another year has passed, and suddenly here we are in 2019. Time to start fresh with some new goals. Time to take the lessons learned from last year and apply them to this year. And time to reveal my new one-word resolution. The words I chose for the last two years — Balance and Wellness […] Read more…

Roller Coaster 2018 Year in Review

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” ~Hal Borland ‘Tis the season for year in review posts. And now that we’re mere hours away from a new year, I thought I’d join in on my personal walk down the […] Read more…

What Will My 2019 One-Word Resolution Be?

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.” ~T.S. Eliot Every year around this time, I start creating my own personal year-in-review mental slideshow. I know it’s a little early. It’s still November. I haven’t even put up my Christmas tree yet. But I feel like I […] Read more…

Fakesgiving: Co-Parenting During the Holidays

I don’t have my children for Thanksgiving this year. The good news is that this means I get the kids for Christmas. But on Thanksgiving, the kiddos will be eating turkey and stuffing with their father. I’ve been co-parenting for nearly five years now. For five years, the parent who gets Thanksgiving, doesn’t get Christmas, […] Read more…

To Whom It May Concern

Dear Pets, The last four weeks post-surgery have been rough.  And when I say rough, I mean I’ve been rotating the same comfy pants and baggy shirts for over four weeks.  I’ve been keeping medication charts.  I’ve been taking naps.  I’ve watched more tv in the last month than I probably have in the entire […] Read more…

5 Word Friday: My Current Status As Told By a Dog and a Cat

Sixteen days ago I had a hysterectomy. And for 16 days, I’ve never been more aware of every ache and pain in my body, every wave of intense fatigue and every limitation that reminds me I’m in the middle of recovering from major surgery. Despite all that, I remain positive that I’ll continue to get […] Read more…

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