Category Archives: Journal

Ten Pounds Later, My Weight Finally Bothers Me

When I zipped up my big winter coat, a red coat that I absolutely adore, it was uncomfortably snug. I had to suck it in to zip it up, and even then I was afraid of busting the zipper. At … Continue reading

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A Romantic Trip of Firsts: Wyoming, Montana, Yellowstone, Dinosaurs, Sitting Back

Last week my husband took me on a special (and surprise!) romantic trip. I knew it was happening as far as, “We’re going somewhere, so pack,” but beyond that I knew nothing. And that’s the way I wanted it! It … Continue reading

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A Therapeutic Match

Last year, I sought out therapy again. I felt like I was on the verge of melting down between my PTSD going off the rails for the first time in years, the subsequent depression and also dealing with a great … Continue reading

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Problems of the Heart

I’ve been mainly absent lately. In life. On social media. Kind of silent, not really there, which kind of explains most days. To say it’s been a hard year would be such a gross understatement it instantly makes me gag. … Continue reading

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A Car Buyer’s Secret Weapon (How To Save Thousands)

After almost a year of looking for our next car, we finally bought one last Friday. There was a lot of waiting, a lot of searching, a lot of research, a lot of strategy. We had chosen what kind of … Continue reading

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