When the Going Gets Tough

When the Going Gets Tough

I recently had an incredibly hard time getting back on track after my entire routine was tossed around and changed for an extended period.  I just couldn’t seem to get my mojo back, my motivation was nonexistent, and I was floundering through each day.  This...
Family: Savor Every Moment

Family: Savor Every Moment

This is an open letter to a Hospice Patient, with her family’s permission and blessing, who impacted my life more than I could have ever impacted hers… Dear Gracie; I was your Hospice Nurse, you were dying. I promised to keep you comfortable and safe, to...
The Finishing Touch: A Fall Wreath

The Finishing Touch: A Fall Wreath

Last week I had fun creating a fall themed entry for our home. Cute baby pumpkins, bales of straw, and the inevitable colorful mums added a warm welcoming look to our front door.  The only thing I felt was missing was a wreath for the door. And so… I  not only...
When Motivation Wanes

When Motivation Wanes

Recovering from an injury. The sweltering Texas heat and humidity. Being overwhelmed at work. Too many irons in the fire. Take your pick. These are just some of the excuses I use to not get up early enough to run and work out. The bottom line is that my motivation...
Breaking out of my Comfort Zone

Breaking out of my Comfort Zone

I recently went to the book store with Tab, a girls night out. No kids, just us and our giggles. As we roamed the aisles, I kept get distracted by a group of people gathered in a seating area. Upon further inspection, I realized it was a poetry reading. I kid you not,...