The Shadow of Pain is Cast

The Shadow of Pain is Cast

After the accident, I pushed forward. I expected to walk again. I expected to get my life back. But life kicked me in the ass. After months of recovery and physiotherapy, there was still pain, and I still couldn’t walk like before. After further examination, the doctors discovered a bone chip in my foot. The Read More

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#NaBloPoMo: I'm Thankful for Thanksgiving

I’m Thankful for Thanksgiving

This post contains affiliate links. It’s Thanksgiving and it’s NaBloPoMo, so I’m due to write a post. I thought today is a good day for a #10Thankful. I’m actually not feeling that great today (cold), but I’m thankful it was on a day I didn’t have too much to do. I hate to be sick Read More

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NaBloPoMo November 23

An Instagram Life isn’t Real

It’s Wednesday, and #OnWednesdaysWeHaiku. The prompt for today wonders if Photoshop makes me ashamed of my body. Wow, I could write a page an a half about what Photoshop can do to a woman’s self-esteem. But luckily for you, it’s time to Haiku. An Instagram life Full of Photoshopped fiction And lacking verity. And lacking Read More

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#NaBloPoMo: My Fantasy Vacation

My Fantasy Vacation

I spend a lot of time thinking about travel. A lot more time thinking about it than I actually get to do it. We’ve been planning our next vacation. High on the priority list: within driving distance and inexpensive. We’ve been looking at major cities within about an eight our drive of our home. We’re Read More

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#NaBloPoMo: So Much to Get Done

So Much to Get Done

Some days I feel like I’ve got so much to do, and no time to do it. But such is the life of a mom. So today, a haiku. So much to get done And no time to do it in Time for a long break Time for a long break But laundry can’t do Read More

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#NaBloPoMo My Last

My Last “Great” Conversation

As you know, #OnWednesdaysWeHaiku. So we’ll take a break from the museum series for a little poetry. Today’s prompt is “your last great conversation”. And while I can think of many in depth conversations, what first came to mind was the conversation I have with each of my children at the end of the day. Read More

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#NaBloPoMo - The Best Galleries and Museums in the World

The Best Galleries and Museums in the World

This post contains affiliate links. I’ve lived a privileged life, I’m the first to admit it. I have a great love of the arts and am very interested in world history. In my travels, I’ve tried to make stops to visit the world’s collections of amazing objects and art, and over the next few days, Read More

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NaBloPoMo November 13

Bad News…and Hope

Given my frustration with the testing, I am sure you can imagine that the results were not as rosy as I would have liked. The diagnosis was Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). The accident must have caused a jostling of my head to the extent that I was experiencing after effects more than a year later. Read More

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Remembering to be Thankful After a Rough Week 

Remembering to be Thankful After a Rough Week 

Sorry…you were probably hoping for the final instalment in my post series. I just couldn’t today. Tomorrow though. I promise. For today I’m going to jump into ten things of thankful. I need to remember what wonderous things there are in this world.  Because after a rough week, one has to really take the time Read More

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#NaBloPoMo: I Was Broken

I Was Broken

Before the accident, I was… Whole. After…well… I didn’t notice at first. In the process of my recovery, the loss of words was hidden under the haze of opiates and glossed over by more physical injuries. If I couldn’t remember something, it was clearly the fault of the drugs or the pain. I wasn’t reading Read More

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