Category Archives: Life

Just Bought a Suitcase

My fifteen day hospital stay in February was both unplanned and unexpected, meaning I was totally unprepared for it. Last month’s surgery – which went well (sorry, I forgot to post an update) was outpatient and I was home by … Continue reading

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Hello, Summer!

It’s been a fairly chilly spring in my neck of the woods and, if you know me at all, you know I’ve been loving it. It’s warming up in a hurry though and tomorrow, the a/c’s will be getting their … Continue reading

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The Unluckiest Girl on the Planet?

“How does it feel to be the unluckiest girl on the planet?” This was the greeting from my sister after I was diagnosed with two different kinds of cancer – and Influenza A – during the first 14 days in February. At … Continue reading

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So I Got a Phone Call Yesterday…

I knew who it was when I saw the number, even though I’d only called it once – to set up my first appointment with a dermatologist. I figured they were calling to tell me all was well with the … Continue reading

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Happy 2020!

How is the new year treating you? Fantastic, I hope! We’re a full week into this brand-new decade and I have to say, things haven’t really changed. Not the run of the mill, everyday kinds of things anyway. But I … Continue reading

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Live or Exist?

Sometimes, when I think I know what’s best for me, I’m 100% correct. Other times, I’m 100% wrong. This time, I’m sorry to have to admit I was 100% wrong. About what? Thinking I could treat my hypothyroidism without prescription … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Night & Day

During the past eleven or so years, living a vampiresque sort of life, I’ve missed seeing the sunrise. I’ve missed the limited winter daylight hours. And, if I’m being completely honest, I’ve missed living like a normal person. I’d convinced myself – … Continue reading

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Finding My Place

Wow. In looking through fifty –  fifty! – unpublished blog drafts, this one was at the top of the list. And, apparently, I wrote it a year ago yesterday. What really jumped out at me is that it’s as applicable to … Continue reading

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New Writing Prompt & NaNoWriMo Update

I had to chuckle when I chose the photo I’d use for today’s post. “My Plan.” I make a lot of plans. From day-to-day and from year-to-year. Sometimes, those plans go off smooth as butter. Other time, I can almost … Continue reading

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Good intentions…

The road to ‘you know where’ is paved with them. My planner and kanban board are filled with them too. But, for a change, I’m determined to start accomplishing my goals. You know … as opposed to just writing them … Continue reading

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