Insomnia. For two nights I laid in bed, trying to fall asleep. Really wracking my brain for anything I was stressed about but coming up empty. Except, that I was anxious. My insomnia is usually accompanied by shooting adrenaline. My heart racing the feel of my own blood pumping through my veins. Finally, on night three,… Continue reading Book Dread
This was a very very good week. When we started this journey I really thought things would get easier once we got to our new home. I thought I’d have closure and that closure would bring healing. But it didn’t happen that way. I was so very sad. If you’ve seen the movie Brooklyn you’ll remember… Continue reading A Good Week
Before I get started I have to give Megan Martin a huge shoutout for giving my blog a face lift. The artwork (including the background) is completely original. I LOVE it, and I think, totally captures me and the blog. It pays to have artists as some of your closest friends. Thank you Megan. You can… Continue reading What I’ve Learned…
After my last post I can see how you might be thinking, “Didn’t you just get done talking about how you say ‘yes’ too much.” In my rush to please everyone, and do what’s expected and seek out that ever growing need for others affirmation I stopped saying “yes” to the things that mattered. All… Continue reading Saying “Yes”
In the last couple of weeks I’ve had two separate experiences where I felt so anxious, and so out of control that I could hear a voice inside me trying to get my attention. The first one had to do with a job posting. It was the perfect job for me. A cute little shop… Continue reading The Inner Voice
Another installment of what I’ve learned so far. Having the washer and dryer on the main floor makes it slightly more likely that I’ll start the wash but no more likely that I’ll remember to finish it. Having a dishwasher is amazing but there are still ALWAYS dishes on the counter, WHAT THE WHY?? Fred… Continue reading What I’ve learned so far.
I’m finally back in Seattle. The three weeks with my family were lovely and flew by. I managed to get a bit of a tan, and some new clothes and spent loads of time with my nephews and niece and my sisters. I was excited to come back. Excited to (as I told my sister)… Continue reading Back In Seattle