Ups and Downs

The thing about writing a blog is I’m supposed to be open and revealing with my feelings. Well, that’s something that isn’t always easy for me. (My hubby and kids may disagree with that!). I try to be a very positive person, and not one who complains all the time. […]

Birthdays are a Blessing

I just had my birthday a couple of days ago. By habit, I almost began to dread it, and that’s just because I was focused on that “number.” But very, very quickly, my attitude changed. Birthdays are a blessing! I had to tell that to myself once or twice, but […]

Bravery and the "new" Normal

My daughter said the coolest thing to me the other day – she commented that I had been through so much over the last year and that she could tell I was very brave and getting braver. What a nice thing to hear! (Of course, I’m blessed with awesome kids.) […]

Courageous Warriors

If anyone knows a little about me they know I’m a tennis fan — well, more like — fanatic. My husband refers to himself as a “tennis widower” when the Grand Slams roll around. To all you spouses who complain about being “football widows,” you’ve got nothing compared to my […]