Tag Archives: Survival

Three strikes, I’m out

I had to do three things that I thought were impossible today.  I did not want to do any of them really, but now I have and I am about as raw, beaten, and exhausted as I have ever been. … Continue reading

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Hugs

I have been moving upwards toward the light, out of this rabbit hole I’ve been stuck in for a while.  Typically, I would sit here and write about how I’ve been in such need of a hug and the depression … Continue reading

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Oy with the struggles already!

First of all, I love Gilmore Girls.  To the point where I almost put the poodles quote down as the title … but what’s the point when it has nothing to do with this post?  *sigh*  I want to live … Continue reading

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Abandonment – a story in my life

I am spending a lot of time trying to figure myself out – a never ending, always exciting ride.  Some highs, some lows, and some incredible insights that I never saw coming.  In the different compartments of my life, I … Continue reading

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Love & Grief

“One cannot love, unless it is at their own expense.” ~ Mother Theresa Unconditional love elates, hurts, but also heals.  It’s beautiful and light, dark and intense.  There are so many lessons in unconditional love about honesty, forgiveness, endurance, persistence, … Continue reading

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Untitled

I grew up knowing I wanted a big family.  I wanted that cliche family with lots of children, craziness, and love.  Always full of love.  I knew before I even met someone I loved enough to marry that I was … Continue reading

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Fear and Obedience

I have forced myself to start reading again.  I never really stopped, but the hunger I once had for the written word gave way to pressures of life, exhaustion, and plain depression.  When I started on my own again, I … Continue reading

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