I asked my friend-averse to send me some inspiration to help me get balance back into my health/life and this is what I got back….

I asked my friends to send me some inspiration to help me get balance back into my health/life and this is what one friend sent me back. It’s amazingly touching and simple and lovely and funny… just like the girl who sent it. I thought I would share with all my friends and loved ones […]

Try to Stay “Up” When you Really Feel Down

In light of so many things swirling around the universe right now pertaining to depression I thought I might take a moment to share some things I do to help me when I am having a hard time getting through (or starting) my day. Mornings can be the hardest. Getting started with your day is […]

Daily Affirmations

I know there are a lot of cliches out there – jokes even, regarding people who use daily affirmations. I find them to be fun, heart-warming, encouraging and sometimes reverent. It does not mean I change my life or plans based on one affirmation I read… but I do keep it top of mind for […]

Heidi Helga Rose

A beautiful mysterious name. One that haunts me (and more likely my husband) on a regular basis. It is the name of my husband’s mother. A woman he has not seen or heard from in almost 30 years. She is gone. A deep dark hole in his history and in his heart. I see it […]

Fire 101

I have decided that when you are living with someone who has a terminal illness like the kind we live with – aka one that does not slowly and visibly take your loved one’s life away or one that requires immediate attention (Like requiring life-impacting medications, operations, or rehabilitation that people can see and feel […]

One Day I Will Be 300 Pounds

I think everyone should be happy in their own skin. I don’t judge you. I don’t want you to judge me. I am cool with that method of living. I am a big proponent of moderation. In everything. If you like something or don’t like something just moderate that “thing” so that is does not […]