I’m sure you’ll agree- a woman can hold a resentment. We are built to remember all the things. Our minds take in everything around us. I’m pretty sure my uterus doubles as a homing device, because if someone can’t find something, I can usually tell them where they left it. We carry the mental load,Continue Reading “Resentments”
Codependency is something you hear a lot about in 12 step programs and groups for loved ones of alcoholics/addicts There’s books (Melodie Beatty’s Codependent No More being one of them) written about the subject. How to define codependency, how to determine if you’re codependent, how to “fix” it. It’s been my experience that it’s neverContinue Reading “The love/hate relationship with codependency”
Healing wounds from the past can be tricky. Do you have issues and baggage from your years gone by? Those dang wounds will come sneaking up on you sometimes and when you least expect it – they can reach up and try to pull you back. I’ve had the opportunity to explore some of myContinue Reading “Healing wounds from the past”
Do you know how it feels to be content?
There’s a reason WHY you keep going. In some cases our why might just be “because I have to”. And that’s legit.
Asking for help can be hard As wives and mothers, I think we have been conditioned in a way to have an expectation that we can “handle it”. We multitask with the best of ’em. I’m pretty sure our uterus’ also serve as an internal homing device – because chances are, if someone is lookingContinue Reading “Help.”
You have the power to un-stick yourself. Scary? YES. Simple? YES. Worth it? YES!
Oh joy – a full moon. I don’t know about you, but I totally understand where the word “lunatic” came from. I’m feeling blah, and discontented, and anxious, and excited, and optimistic, all at the same time. On edge is how I can best describe it… (even writers have trouble finding the words sometimes). I’mContinue Reading “Full moon tonight”
AKA – Betrayal So, we’ve all experienced betrayal at some point. It could be as simple as your friend picking someone else for the dodge ball game, or as complicated as adultery. When the rubber hits the road, betrayal sucks. I thought it was the job of my dreams I thought I was being groomedContinue Reading “When you feel like giving up (part 4)”
AKA – Addiction is addiction is addiction So, I love me some addicts. And I am one. My drugs of choice are sugar and flour. My first husband took a certain other white substance to addiction, and my current husband is (thank the Good Lord) almost at 5 years clean and sober from drugs andContinue Reading “When you feel like giving up… (Part 3)”