I had been a very active child...too active. My poor mother could barely keep up with my excessive energy, and my school teachers found me to be exasperating at times. My mother and grandmother were shopping when I was around ten years old and had lost track of the wiggle-worm in the grocery store. … [Read more...] about Falling Flat on My Face
Are there days you just want to pull out your hair because there is something in your life that is driving you crazy, and you want it gone? Ya, I've had lots of days like that too! I feel like there is a mountain in the way, that I can't move. Over the years I have gained some perspective and know … [Read more...] about Battle of a Lifetime.
I still remember the day we heard that word... autism. I was numb. What does a mother do with a diagnosis that means there is no hope? My hopes and dreams sat shattered at my feet in a thousand pieces that could not be put back together... Twenty-seven years ago, I was handed a baby that scored … [Read more...] about Autism and the BIG Dream.
I stood at the checkout with five kids in tow. My children were between the ages of two and ten. As the cashier scanned one of my items, she looked at my pack of little ones and commented, "I only have two kids and can barely handle them, I don't know how you can take care of five." Words... I'd … [Read more...] about The Power to Kill.
Jealousy. That nasty word. We've all experienced it, but no one really likes to talk about it. I'm about to get real. Have you ever had a moment of jealousy? If your answer is no, well, your not part of the human race. I'm married to a handsome man with big muscles. I won't lie, some women can get … [Read more...] about The Jealous Wife.
I was in line waiting for my salted caramel white mocha. I could feel that angel on my shoulder telling me I shouldn't be doing this but I was swatting him away, telling him to buzz off. Every day I got the call... Go to Starbucks. That little red devil that sat on my other shoulder called me … [Read more...] about Zombie of Addiction