laundry or angels.

For some inexplicable reason, my CRPS in my left foot has exploded right now. It seemed to improve for a day or so - and then just went off the rails completely - as in, back in my smartchair for anything that requires any real walking or standing, off the rails. This is NOT GREAT.…

800 days

800 days. I'm writing to you with what I'm convinced is plague. Well, not really. Just a summer cold I woke up with, likely picked up from our adventuring somewhere over the past several days. Still, when everything, including my face, is sort of throbbing, plague it is in my book. 😉 But I'm pretty…

giving thanks on a sick day.

I was totally and completely wiped today - health stuff - so I spent most of the day in bed. When I got up this evening, I managed a shower and picked up Sara and Henry from the park where they had taken a stroll to make a super speedy grocery store run. Upon returning…

a different mother’s day this year

The past few years I've posted a seriously heavy Mother's Day post because - historically - it isn't my favorite day and I've let those feelings fly. However, today, the day after Mother's Day, I want to share some thoughts from a more peaceful place. This Mother's Day was different. First, I went to church…

so so grateful.

When I shared my previous post on Facebook, I had to laugh and tell everyone that I felt like the April Fools was on me, because, as sure as I wrote it all, my CRPS launched into a full pain crisis and has stayed there. I still meant - and mean - every word of…

my 2 year soberversary.

Shortly after midnight last night, this popped up on my phone:   Going alcohol free is still absolutely one of the best decisions I have ever made. My second year of sobriety has been a been a beautiful one for sure, with adventures great and small. I've been on some wonderful road trips:   And…