Lying- it's my pet peeve. YOU DO NOT LIE, except when I tell you it's ok. Let me explain. As a child I was abused by a neighbor. I didn't know it was ok to say NO and I didn't know I could lie to get out of a situation. I always told the truth. … Continue reading It’s okay to tell your kids to lie…
Whatever your passions are, follow them. If it's writing- by all means write- and write daily! Painting, sculpture, reading- all of it- do what makes you happy and do a lot of it. It heals the soul. For me- it's writing and volunteering that really make me truly happy. No matter what is going on- … Continue reading Follow your passions
Life is good. It's July 8th and life is feeling like it's going in the right direction. My part-time job had been very slow the past 2 months and I'm looking forward to a fast paced short gig the next few weeks. I'll be typing up recipes that are from a family and are all … Continue reading Life is a Balance…
If you want to read an amazing book by an amazing author, Hannah Goodman, then this book is for you. Read this book review here: via Till It Stops Beating
If you grew up along the ocean or near it then you know that Oceans can heal you. Literally too- salt water is known to fix and cure a lot of things. Epsom Salt for those of you who don't live close enough to soak your feet in the salt water of the ocean and … Continue reading Oceans heal
I highly recommend advocating for what you need with your healthcare providers. Approximately 11 years ago I began to complain of nausea and vomiting after eating a fatty meal. I could handle spicy just fine so I got told "oh just cut back on the fat." I did and it worked pretty well. I avoided … Continue reading And the Gallbladder is GONE!
There is no real way to survive it. Sometimes you just have to roll with it. What makes it worse is then the entire house and I mean 4/5 of us had it at the same time. In a way that was a blessing because our first victim was our care-giver. She fetched gingerale, and … Continue reading How to survive stomach flu
So the last time I had a "real" job was in 2010-2011 and I was a full-time Para-Professional in the school system. I did get summers off and was at school by 8:30am and out by 3:30pm. So I guess technically it was part-time? Prior to that I worked for myself baking dog biscuits and creating … Continue reading Change- Working again- and balancing it all.
Life can my mysterious, and life can reveal itself to you. This Friday I am sitting here as the Easter weekend is here and I am listening. I am listening to the kids playing in the living room- very loudly- laughing, singing and having a grand time. I have been catching myself listening a lot … Continue reading What to do next?
Do we have to count our calories to make our life better? I sure as heck hope not but have learned after going to the doctor with some complaints that now that I am in my mid-40's my calorie requirement is lower than it once was. I had been able to maintain a 145-150 lbs … Continue reading Calories and life