The very first symptom of fibromyalgia I had that led me to the doctor was hair loss. I was shedding massively, in the shower drain, on the bathroom counter, on my clothes, in my food, hair spiders all over my house. My doctor said it must have been stress because all my tests came back normal.… Continue reading Hair Loss & Fibromyalgia
My very first blog post in 2016 was about learning the power of saying no. I had agreed to dog sit for a friend even though I knew in my gut that my health was probably not up to it. Of course I was right. I suffered, my family suffered and I am no longer… Continue reading Living Authentically in 2017
I wanted to drop in to wish all my blogging friends Happy Holidays! So Merry Christmas, Joyful Yule, Happy Hanukkah, warm Winter Solstice wishes…or however your family celebrates the light during this festive time of year. My absence has been a bit longer than I had expected, mostly because this time of year is normally busy, but… Continue reading Happy Holidays!
I need a break. A break from the world really. This season, when fall becomes winter, always seems to trigger a little depression and I have to be careful about what I choose to focus on. I don’t see the dark cloud yet, but it is in the forecast. The current climate of things, socially,… Continue reading I Need A Break
My current work in progress is a chunky throw in a wave pattern. I am loving how it looks and feels. This textured stitch creates a nice puffy, squishy blanket to snuggle up with, perfect for the basement family/TV room it is planned for. I could have used a bulky weight yarn, but instead went with… Continue reading Current W.I.P
We spent our Friday homeschool outdoors, immersed in nature study and captured these beautiful images from our local park. Even though I have lived here most of my life, every fall and spring I am caught off guard by how beautiful my city becomes. Fall has always felt like such a celebration of life to… Continue reading Another Beautiful Autumn
I haven’t done a Recent Reads post in a few months, but I have still been reading tons. A few highly anticipated novels that fell flat for me were The Wonder; The Girls and The Barkskins. A few books that are worth reading and well written, but not major standouts, include The Year of the Runaways, The… Continue reading Recent Reads