Making a list and checking it.....at least a dozen times. There is the Christmas shopping for gifts, menu plans and grocery lists for family dinners, a list of favorite foods that are important to my ... Read More about A reminder to myself
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I've written and re-written the intro to this post several times. I just don't know how to start a post that talks about grief during the holidays. No one really wants to talk about hard things. I'd ... Read More about An Advent Blessing Idea
I love hiking, especially in the fall because the weather is cooler. The only thing about hiking in the fall is that the leaves obscure the trail making the path harder to see. Since I hike on trails ... Read More about Find the markers
I didn't know what to expect as I neared my first Thanksgiving without my dad. I'm doing the normal week-before-Thanksgiving things. On the outside I look like it's all fine. I'm making sure I know ... Read More about It’s not either/or- it’s both.
I become disconnected from my body the more rushed that I become. I focus on the to-do list, powering through and thinking I will rest once I get it done. The trouble is, it never is actually done. ... Read More about Listen to your physical response
I felt out-of-sorts when I woke up, an odd sense of anxiety churning in my stomach. I felt edgy and restless, like I could jump out of my own skin. My head hurt. I wanted to run (I'm not a runner) or ... Read More about Begin again by allowing yourself time to recover