195 Days Sober

6 months alcohol free has come and gone! This picture, when I saw it, truly symbolized to me the whole process of the Journey that I've been on this past 6 months. Slowing down and taking care of myself and those around me. And trying to bring alive what was once dead. It can be... Continue Reading →

The Evolution of Saying NO!

Lately, I have been finding that raising my 8-year-old son has become tiring, challenging and simply difficult. I look at him some days and wonder who the heck is he? Why is he acting the way he is acting? Why is it impossible for him to listen to me the first time? Why is everything... Continue Reading →

Truly Broken

I lie here. Broken. But this time I am literally broken. To become whole, sometimes we have to make a choice to break open the old wounds that have been slowing us down. Over the years, I have found it amazing how our body adapts to pain. We learn to move forward with suffering. Adjusting... Continue Reading →

A Not So Perfect Day

  The darkness comes sometimes when I least expect it. Getting ready for work. Cooking dinner. Writing. My eye sight starts to blur, and my peripheral vision disappears. Forcing me to focus on what is right in front of me. My hands get shaky and my upper lip starts to sweat. I begin to feel... Continue Reading →

Thank you Mom

There are moments in your life that will never leave you.    They will imprint themselves in your memory forever.   The one for me was the night my mother revealed her inner strength and showed me how to rise above the darkness.  It was winter, and the snow was falling.  Big soft flakes, creating a... Continue Reading →

Road Trips-Therapy for the Soul

I am a person who loves to escape my life. In my younger days, I was the girl who used to get in the car, pop in a cd, fill up the tank and drive. Destination unknown. The songs were sometimes sad.  Making me cry.  Tears would pour down my face, blinding me as I drove.... Continue Reading →

Storm

Today I don't feel alone.  Today I know that there are others who suffer.  Who feel pain.  Who are hurting...and don't know why. Or they know why...but are trying to get better. ...Before I began The Female Project, I read a post on girlfriend's blog.  I remember, I was at work and had stumbled upon... Continue Reading →

Proceed with Caution

  There are so many days when I feel like I should be walking through my life wearing a safety vest, with the reflective stitching on the back, holding up a ‘Proceed with Caution” sign. I have stumbled, fallen, crashed and gone head first into so many pot holes in life, that I could be... Continue Reading →

When Darkness Falls

Here is where I am… day 22. And let me tell you, it f-ing sucks. Don’t get me wrong, I am super happy that I have made it to day 22, but it has been WAY harder than I had ever thought it would be. After the first 2 weeks, I really felt like I... Continue Reading →

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