I have a close friend, and several family members (one of whom is only three years old) fighting cancer, and in following their stories via the CaringBridge website, I have 'met' many other extraordinary people with stories that break my heart a... Read more
For those of who are up to speed on our saga, the updated info is added on the list... scroll down until you find September. I don't have the energy to explain anew... and I'm dopey on codeine... makes it hard to type.
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This poem, offered yesterday in a comment by a SparkFriend,
deserves it's own entry:
(THANK YOU, SPWHITESTONE)
This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.
A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary a... Read more
I'm keeping this simple... I am NOT in a good place emotionally.
It's been a tough few months, and now that the physical struggle is over, I apparently need to feel my feelings about it all. In the midst of struggle or crisis I forget just ... Read more
An interesting phenomenon has developed in our house since the flood, and now that we only have one semi-functional bathroom.... EVERY TIME I am in the tub seeing to my daily ablution, my DD HAS TO pee! EVERY. TIME.
I have tried everything ... Read more
I am a Dr. Phil McGraw disciple... I believe he comes from a discipline, and has training, similar to my own. He, however, has a better way with a sound bite.
One of the most frustrating questions a client ever asks is, "How long do I have ... Read more
...SparkPeople are among the most inspiring people on earth?
Words can be enough to set the world on fire, to move mountains, to change a life... because words taken to heart become the arms, legs, hearts, and souls who stand in solidari... Read more
...mostly. Before I move on, I need to explain something, I think:
For the most part, once I've got my feelings off my chest, and I feel genuinely acknowledged and HEARD (thus I can stop feeling crazy on top of it all), I can simply move on... Read more