Category: Health

becoming

I’ve written often recently about the negatives of my illness – and there are many – but a thought has been following me around that has given me pause: Life is not happening to you; it’s happening for you. Even the bad stuff is, in some way, happening for us. And I’ve heard this in…

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the hard things.

It has truly been a wild few days here in the Hippie Hut: calls from my attorney with sudden needs related to disability, unexpected nursing requirements (I no longer work as a nurse but I will always keep my license) that have had me chasing myself, and so much going on with working towards our…

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makin’ plans for 2018

As you know if you’ve even glanced at any of my recent blogs, I am super stoked for Christmas. In fact, Miracle on 34th Street is playing in the background as I write.  I can’t wait! But, today, I’m also thinking a bit beyond Christmas joy for a minute to 2018 and doing some goal…

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priorities

This Erma Bombeck essay from years ago has been on my heart for the past several weeks since our friend Ryan passed away so unexpectedly. I think it is because a month or so before he got sick, he and I had messaged about getting our families together for an evening and I just never…

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the good stuff

With all the heaviness and challenges and hard things lately, the autoimmune hippie is looking a little gloomy and that just won’t do so it’s time for a fresh list of the recent good stuff (and I am so incredibly blessed that there is plenty of that too ❤️): I got to see Foo Fighters…

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