There are days that I amaze myself at how well I can function. I am up, dressed, and totally on point. Out the door before I am supposed to be, at my desk early and cranking away at the good ole to do list and making grand progress. Almost robotic in a way. Then… Continue reading What Shoes are on my feet?
I think I shared this story before... It’s the one where we went to the beach for the first time as a blended family and the kids were younger. Being from the east coast I flocked to the water, it was soothing to my toes and my soul. Tottering behind me was my daughter. She… Continue reading When Michelle IS afraid…
I remember as a child going to the ocean. Packing the car, so snug we could barely move, everything we needed, and only what we needed, for a week’s vacation, in a small compact sedan for a family of five to make a 3-hour drive to the coast. I personally dreaded the drive, squeezed in… Continue reading Sandcastles
Where I live, we have storms called Monsoons. There are mainly dust storms, but sometimes are accompanied with rain, and massive wind. What makes them unique is the fact that it can be bright and sunny in one part of the sky, pitch dark in another place, torrential down pour of rain in one area… Continue reading Monsoons and Moodswings
I have attempted to write all day. I started and stopped. Erased and retyped. Started over and added to. It is just not coming out of my brain and onto paper for me today. It is Friday. It is the last Friday, the end of a long month, a day where the exhaustion is… Continue reading Counting Down the Minutes
Exhaustion. Weight gain. Numerous mistakes and things simply forgotten. Missed events and canceled plans. These are all items that I have been dealing with today. All related to the depression that has plagued my life this last month, hiding in the corners of my life, sneaking out when it felt like it could, tricking… Continue reading In Two Week’s Time
It’s been a while since I have taken the time to sit down and write. True. I have not been feeling motivated to write. True. I don’t feel like I have had much creativity over the last few weeks. True. I have been struggling to make it through the workday. True. I have been sleeping… Continue reading Truths…