When you hit the wall

Today was a day off filled with plans for a nice four day weekend ahead. An early start with a few stops before heading out on a road trip to visit friends and say good-bye to an old friend we lost earlier this year. The trip has been planned for over a month. Did I […]

Showing the Scars

I show my boobs a lot on this blog, and outside of this blog actually. I think they’re pretty fantastic. What I don’t think is fantastic is the big scar that runs between them. Sure it’s a scar that saved my life, one I’ve had for more than 40 years, but I still often feel […]

My Broken Heart

Every single feeling tells me this is leading to a heart in broken little pieces and you know I need this like a hole… and I nearly forgot my broken heart Chris Cornell Many moons ago I had open heart surgery to repair a hole in my heart. I was 5 years old and remember […]

DD – Anxious

Dear Diary, I’m going to have sex tonight. I hope. If I can get out of my own way and get over these nerves. Why am I so anxious? It’s been a minute sure, but it’s not like he is someone new. He’s been my partner for the past four years. We are good and […]

Crying is Okay

I hate crying and feeling vulnerable. Both make me anxious and insecure. Unfortunately both are also a part of life, sometimes daily life. Both are also things we just have to allow on occasion. Crying is often considered a sign of weakness and paint the crier as being emotional or emotionally unstable. Well, crying for reasons […]

Food Matters

When I first saw May’s Life Matters meme I thought it was a wonderful idea. When the first month was Food Matters it seemed it was meant to be for me to participate. I was after all just starting out on my own journey towards fixing my relationship with food. Reading everyone’s stories has been […]

We’ve All Been Broken

We’ve all been broken at one time or other in our lives. We break when our friends or relatives die. We break when relationships end, when love is lost. Sometimes we crack, little cracks over time that lead to breaking for what seems like no apparent reason. The key is what we do after the  break, how […]