No matter how tattered and worn life has caused you to feel, use that knowledge and experience to alter it. Just when you think there is nothing left, there is still that shred of courage and strength. Keep patching the fragments, and you will find something beautiful and worth fighting for.
During the past few weeks I have had my strength tested several times. The #metoo campaign brought very vivid memories flooding back. One night my boyfriend woke me from a nightmare. Apparently I was kicking violently in my sleep. I think he was grateful I was laying on my back and kicking up instead of … Continue reading Strength
Women are beautiful strong creatures, but so many feel inadequate and lack self confidence. We are powerful warriors, and yet we allow ourselves to be controlled. We tear each other down instead of lifting each other up. Take control of your life and find your power. Together we are a Sisterhood and a Tribe. Together … Continue reading Empowering Women
Do we live the life our mind tells us we want, or do we nourish what our heart and soul needs? My mind wants so many things, but my body doesn't always want to cooperate. Then there is also the financial issues of living with metastatic cancer. I am so grateful for the life I … Continue reading Quieting the noise
So far it looks like the worst of Irma will spare where I am in Florida, but it is only Tuesday, we will know better in a few days. I've been through the hype of hurricanes many times and know these storms are unpredictable. I've also learned not to watch the news because they like … Continue reading Hurricane Irma
Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, remember just how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, The battles you have won, and the fears you have overcome. -unknown
I'm working on writing my story, but until then I found things in my old journals I'll share. This one is dark. When dealing with cancer you have dark days and dark thoughts no matter how positive you try to keep your thoughts. That's ok. Cancer is a dark and ugly disease. Some will try … Continue reading My Poem
Being creative is an escape from reality for me. I sit in my home office and feel as if I am in a different world. I love to make images in Photoshop, create jewelry, whip up homemade teas or skin care products, and am trying to get back into sewing. All that is going on in our … Continue reading Creativity