So this week covid happened to me, my husband, and all three of my kids. Now I would like to start off by saying how unbelievably lucky we were that all of us are OK, and that none of us needed medical care in a time when local hospitals are entering a state of emergency … Continue reading From The Depths of Covid
ED or Bust
I sit here watching my youngest child sleep. And she looks completely normal. Like the past month hasn't happened. Like their isn't a "rare abnormality" living on her spine. That she isn't on an intense drug to help with her nerve pain so that she can live a semi normal existence right now. That I … Continue reading ED or Bust
For Fear Of Being A Witch
For the past 6 months I have really been delving deep into the ideas of family trauma. Something about living close to my family again and now being painfully aware of where a lot of my lesser tendencies stem from. Things that in the past I tried to justify as normal behavior I now see … Continue reading For Fear Of Being A Witch
Picking Up The Pieces
It's no secret that things have been hard. And having just come to the other side of my annual rotation around the sun it feels like there's a possibility for new direction and growth. A birthday being an annual marker is the perfect opportunity to look back on what has happened, and then look forward … Continue reading Picking Up The Pieces
Things have been hard. I know that things have been hard for everyone this year. We are physically and emotionally carrying a load that we never could have imagined possible. The world is hurting, we are hurting. And I know we have to be broken down to build our selves up better and stronger. And … Continue reading Just Breath
Thoughts On Being An Essential Worker
I am an essential worker. However I live where I work, so it's like being an essential worker on crack. Imagine being an essential worker in your own home, taking care of others, ￼The rules about taking care of people changing from week to week, outside invested interest upset with you no matter what you … Continue reading Thoughts On Being An Essential Worker
I am not OK, and that is OK.
I happen to be having a hard time right now. Have you ever had an experience that no matter what you do it's not enough. That you are not necessarily in control of your life, rather it is a series of events happening to you. That despite your commitment to growth and development, and your … Continue reading I am not OK, and that is OK.
I am the czar of vomit
So I'm talking to my mom (who happens to be a nurse of some kind) Tuesday afternoon on the phone. And I'm getting my usual "talk"about the flu vaccine. I personally since becoming an adult have never gotten the flu vaccine, and have never given it to my children. I am telling her not to … Continue reading I am the czar of vomit