Tag: change

Day 22: There is no crying in camping

My husband, Tim, was diagnosed with cancer on July 28, 2018.  Our time together after diagnosis was a beautiful disaster. This is the 22nd day after my husband passed away from the complications of cancer treatment.  Today I went to the camper we shared next to Timmy’s favorite lake in

Bad Friend, Good Bye

We broke up, and of course, it hurt. Worse yet, no one reached out to see if I was ok with the relationship ending. It was expected that life would hum along just as before. This, unfortunately, is the ordinary course of things when a friendship ends. Have you noticed

Words Matter

You are the words you say to yourself.

The Angry Caregiver

8/9/2018 This is going to deplete me. I don’t have the luxury of not working. I still have to manage my projects, source new leads, and reach in deep to find the creativity I need to finish my work. All while I take care of the house, cook, shop, manage

Life Handing You a Bullshit Sack of Lemons?

“What a bullshit sack of lemons,” I say to my husband as we progress through month 10 of his treatment for two very aggressive cancers. I’m not exactly sure what prompted me to say it.  It might have been the three phone calls I had to make to get an

Are we Going to Hell in a Handbasket?

My younger sister, Adrianna, and I don’t live in the same town, so when we do get together, it is not uncommon for us to get into some deep conversations.   We were sharing drinks one night, and she asked me if I thought the present is better or worse

How I Lost 15lbs Overnight!

Ok, obviously that was a cheap trick to get you to open this post. I really did lose 15 lbs.  Actually more like 25, but it was far from overnight. I began my battle with weight loss around 10 years ago when I realized that I had put on 30

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