In keeping with my “Tuesday firsts” post, I am forcing myself to write, and not give up on the goal I’ve set. As you read yesterday, for the first time last week, I visited the Art Institute of Chicago. It was REALLY cool, and I love seeing all of the beautiful artwork and reading… Continue reading Week 4…unfortunate firsts and lessons
I swear I have lost my mind, and yesterday threw me on a roller coaster of emotions I had thankfully forgotten from our first deployment. Our final goodbyes for the year have been said, and I can honestly say that I am not sure how I survived the 60 minute drive home yesterday. After being enveloped… Continue reading What day is it today?
I promise I’ve not fallen off the face of the planet. I’m still here…sorta. I haven’t worked out once this week, and cooking has been minimal at best. You see, Monday it hit me like a 10,000 ton of bricks, that my time with my husband is nearing the end. When someone asked me yesterday… Continue reading This too in time shall pass
Since the news of my husband’s deployment I’ve gotten so many wonderful emails, cards, and even gifts sent to me by loved ones. Out pouring of prayers, texts and phone calls have been welcomed with open arms on most days. Because in all honesty even though I do get a daily text of “Love you”… Continue reading Thinking Thursday
I have battled with depression for more than half my life. Those of you that have been following along for a while, know that for most of my adult life I had taken depression medication. In fact, my distance running career started partly because I had hit rock bottom, and I HAD to pull myself… Continue reading The rescued Introvert
I’ve read several posts about Christmas wish lists, and it got me thinking… What do I want for Christmas? I really couldn’t come up with anything. If I want or need something, I stop at the store and buy said item. Like last week while I was out Christmas shopping, for example. I needed new… Continue reading My Christmas wish list
There are some days, when I can honestly say everything hurts. The ache in my heart seems to permeate throughout the rest of my body, and I just don’t have much left. That’s my last week in a nut shell. And it sucked. So here are a few things that made me smile over the… Continue reading Sometimes everything hurts