the pains of the past

Do the pains of the past ever stop hurting? Does one ever "get over" anything? Is there a way to process something to where it never again rises up and seeks to destroy you? I go through this process every cycle and now it's just starting to feel like torture. Because it's the same old … Continue reading the pains of the past

to engage the madness or not…

It's coming over me again. Oh boy. A whole lot of feelings coming up like a tsunami wave, seemingly out of nowhere. The anxiety knocks me over and I don't know if I should try to stand or just lay here for awhile and hope it passes soon. In the past year I developed a … Continue reading to engage the madness or not…

my girl

Tonight, after I put my kids to bed, I found myself hanging streamers and blowing up balloons when I'd prefer to be asleep (or maybe watching Parks & Recreation).  Ah, yes, I have finally succumbed to the stage of parenthood where I do stuff for my kid's birthday. Truth is, it's really fun. I'm super … Continue reading my girl