Thankful for life

Good morning and happy Thanksgiving! This year has been an interesting one, definitely. A memoir is in the works of the happenings, as if I put it all in a blog post, it would be the world’s longest blog post (lol). But I woke up this morning feeling I needed to share my story of … More Thankful for life


I allowed myself to feel sad. It was the only gift of love I could give myself. And I cried, maybe 3 or 4 times when I felt like I needed to cry. Sometimes they were just tears, other times sobs. But it was all okay. I allowed myself the freedom and time to feel. … More Cry

Thankful For the Bad Stuff? Really?

“Expressing gratitude is a powerful practice. It transforms painful events. That doesn’t mean saying ‘thank you’ only for receiving something good, although that’s part of it…we can turn almost any experience around by practicing gratitude for what we experience or feel each moment, especially the moments we don’t like. If we’re grateful for what we … More Thankful For the Bad Stuff? Really?

Thank you

I’m riding home on the bus and was prompted to send a simple note of thanks to all my readers. I’m so happy to know all of you through my blog. I’m especially grateful for my frequent commenters. I hope that everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving. I look forward to more healing, recovery, and connection … More Thank you

Gratitude Break

I have been overwhelmed with the positive feedback I have received on my blog over the past several days. I am so grateful that my own journey is inspiring others. I started this to aid in my own healing. What an amazing blessing that it has touched others. Today, I am going to take a … More Gratitude Break