On pain

I am here in bed, feeling my body as a whole. Now, after a week of constant flare ups, my pain levels are at moderate. That is, in my world, a GOOD thing. I have learned over the years to not let pain keep me from creating. From pain always…

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My Journaling Journey

When I was a young girl I kept a journal, usually in thin sheet exercise books I bought in a store on my way home from school. I wrote in it every day, hidden under the covers of my bed with my trusty flashlight. My journal was my home. In…

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Birds sing

It is very early morning Birds sing the sun awake Their voices so stark in a World under cover of night How can I be sad right now Birds sing, and even though Sleep evades me, I should Be happy to be alive, healthy Birds sing, my body lies awake…

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Twenty random thoughts on an early Sunday morning

It is very early. For an insomniac it's a common thing to be awake at this early, though. Our cat is snoring out loud, curled up on the bench at the foot of the bed. We never use it, the cat does. As a side note: husband snores next to…

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The art of getting out of your own way

Right now in this moment I have the choice between two things. a. watch something on Netflix b. write this blog post The first choice is pulling hard at me, and I really want to continue to watch the show. I am however choosing to write this blog post. I…

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