The Year That Was Not So Great

In a normal year, I don’t personify the previous twelve months at the end. I don’t blame it or call it names. I don’t accuse it of wrong doing or malevolence. But 2016 was not a normal year. It was drunk and stupid and hated me. That being said, I agree that it seems silly […]

the social part of social media

My husband had a cold last week and my daughter is recovering from strep throat. I’ve been super tired and overly paranoid that I might be getting sick. I don’t have time to be sick right now; I need to buy¬†groceries! Clean things! Prepare for Christmas! Poor me. I was feeling not quite awake enough […]

Grateful

The bad news has been more prevalent than the good lately. I have to really work on my psyche when this happens so the sadness¬†doesn’t overwhelm me and inform my behavior and thoughts and choices. Last week was particularly rough as someone I’d known for years died. We weren’t close friends, but saw each other […]

On Supporting Runners & Running.

My husband started running in the spring of 2011. He ran his first marathon in January 2012. I know it wasn’t easy for him to make it to the finish line. And it really wasn’t easy for me and the girls to get to the finish line either, as I shared with you afterwards. But […]

Following my Light to #Blissdom

I think it was on Twitter that I first discovered the One Little Word movement. As soon as I read about it, I knew my OLW for 2013 was “light” — I had just written a post about “being the light” and it really stuck with me. It was around that same time that I […]