Finding Hope

Yesterday was one of those days when things just didn’t go as I had hoped. You know the kind of day I’m talking about. It started out great. I enjoyed my quiet time, made my to-do list, and began the day with family, much like we have for the past Continue Reading

Sifting Through The Darkness

November, the month of gratitude, is right around the corner. It’s the time of year when we collectively pause, reflect on, and express our thoughts of thanksgiving.  There is much to be grateful for.  Sometimes the list is like a geyser, forcefully erupting from our hearts and out of of Continue Reading

When Will We Be Together Again: A Lesson in Patience

I sat down to write today and couldn’t find the words; so I asked myself, how do I feel? And I still couldn’t find the words. My family and I are settling into a routine and are learning to embrace our new normal. Each day is similar to the last, Continue Reading

Sliding Down The Slippery Slope: Thoughts on My Eating Disorder

After I graduated from high school, I developed an eating disorder.  It wasn’t something I set out to do. It isn’t like I woke up one morning and thought, “Hey! I think I’ll try developing an eating disorder today. That sounds like fun.”  No. That’s not how it happened.  My Continue Reading

One Scenario: Two Reactions

This morning, I awoke to the sound of my husband’s shoes hitting the hardwood floors. Clippity Clop. Clippity Clop. I opened my eyes, stretched my arms and slowly made my way out of bed and into the start of a brand new day. The calendar was full, but that would Continue Reading