To my Husband, It’s not you, it’s me. I’m struggling. I’m struggling to love you. I’m struggling to even like you. These past five years have been a long road for us. We’ve had four children in 5 years. One of them we had to grieve before we even got to see her beautiful face. … Continue reading Dear Husband,
I just want to reiterate why I am sharing such a personal experience: #1. Writing helps me process. #2. The #1 desire of my writing, or anything I do in life really, is connection and relationship. I want to share my story, my journey; so that others in my shoes, or similar ones, can know … Continue reading Jerky McJerkFace.
"No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear" -C.S. Lewis I’m giving up my ability to have babies. Actually, it was taken from me during my daughter’s birth. I thought I was O.K. and settled with three before she was born, as well as after she was born. When the Doctor gave … Continue reading Good Grief Charlie Brown.
Note: I'm stepping a little out of my comfort zone for the next few posts. For those who know me in person, they will be shocked by this. Who knew I had a comfort zone?! I want to share my journey over the next few weeks for several reasons. #1. Writing helps me process. #2. … Continue reading You Gotta Do What You Gotta Do…
And they will play with the box... Or the wrapping paper. Or the bow. Lastly they may play with the toy, but never in the way it was actually meant for. Every parent can attest to this. Grandparents, stop buying your grandchildren expensive gifts! Just get them boxes! I grew up on 10 acres of … Continue reading Buy a Child a Toy…
I'm due for a blog post. Yet.. I... Have... Nothing... The topics that have been muddling in my head are as follows: - Fathers: A humorous look into how they failed and how they compensated. (I have two fathers, several father figures and I love them all deeply even though they are … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions and Turtles.
Welcome to the Holidays. The time of year where all family and friends feel the most need to become Dr. Phil. Unfortunately, they usually aren't as tactful and gentle and sometimes adult beverages have turned the family gathering from Dr. Phil into a Jerry Springer marathon. Don't lie... you all just put your fists in … Continue reading Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones… and Hurling Fruit Cake.