to my friend who is running from themselves.

The only thing more frightening than being left to our own devices is the constant cat and mouse chase while running from yourself.  You play The Most Dangerous Game with your thoughts.  Your fears are constantly running away from your need to bring your realities to light.  I see you over there trying to fill … Continue reading to my friend who is running from themselves.

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i’m thankful my kids are growing up with cousins with special needs.

Some people could take this statement the wrong way when I say that I’m thankful that my children are growing up with two cousins that have cerebral palsy.  I would never wish any disabilities on anyone, and I would never wish these struggles on any parent.  I have seen first-hand the difficulties that my niece … Continue reading i’m thankful my kids are growing up with cousins with special needs.

i accepted a 7-day vegan challenge, and this is what i learned.

                A friend of mine on Facebook, Kristen Miller, is a health coach and (what I would call) a vegan expert.  She made the shift to veganism as an adult after her son was born with issues concerning his digestive tract.  It was then that she began to educate herself about what exactly she was … Continue reading i accepted a 7-day vegan challenge, and this is what i learned.

Beyond Anxiety is now available!

I've been pretty quiet cuz we just moved but I am now back on wifi. Thank GOD! Beyond Anxiety: Essays About Panic, Worry and Finding Healing is now available for purchase on iBooks and Amazon. Yay! You can follow this link: http://thoughtcatalog.com/book/beyond-anxiety/ Two more of my articles were chosen for two other compilation books by Thought … Continue reading Beyond Anxiety is now available!

Facebook is not the place for sentimental people.

Being a deeply sentimental person is one of my greatest downfalls.  You would think that that would be a great characteristic, building charm and appeal to a one’s personality.  This means that you make others happy, right?  You’re so caring and thoughtful that you remember significant things about everyone that you meet.  You remember the … Continue reading Facebook is not the place for sentimental people.