If I Can Just…

Monday motivational posts are usually about how you can do it, or just do it like Nike says. But not today. Today’s a reality check from me, who’s a breast cancer survivor, has chronic fatigue, and recently had open heart surgery to fix a genetically deformed aortic valve. How I’ve made it through to midlifeContinue reading “If I Can Just…”

Give Grace to the Process

What’s it like to find yourself in a new life? I’ve endured many stages of ‘this is my new normal’ with all of the life experiences I’ve had. Some of them were good, while others were devastatingly difficult. But with each one, I learned more about life, relationships and myself. With each one, I grewContinue reading “Give Grace to the Process”

I Trust The Process of Life

Trust was always a big issue for me especially after the divorce, amongst the other changes in my life. So trusting the process of life was not on my list of Top 10. It didn’t make me feel good and saying this affirmation was akin to having to fear factor my way through a bowlContinue reading “I Trust The Process of Life”

Don’t Fear Change

Change has a bad reputation, doesn’t it? Whenever someone says, ‘things have to change’ many people cringe and almost recoil from the thought because they’ve become so enmeshed in what is right now that they can’t even imagine how change might disrupt their lives. Don’t mistake me, change can be disruptive and scary as hell.Continue reading “Don’t Fear Change”

New Normal

“Accept the enormity. Give up illusions of containment. The hardest fact of all is that, no matter what the outcome, it is unlikely you can ever again be the person you have been until now.” I don’t know who said the above quote, so if you know, please feel free to tell me in theContinue reading “New Normal”