The Vortex of Pain

Imagine if you will a tornado following you around each day – for me I envision it sitting on my left shoulder similar to this picture. This tornado never stops spinning and the rate at which it spins depends on the energy that you feed into it. Some days it spins ever so slowly trying […]

Today is the last day of my year.

Today, December 22nd is the one year mark for my overwhelming year of pain and surgeries. December 22nd (neck surgery), February 22nd (neck surgery again due to infection) and September 22nd (hysterectomy) are days I will remember as being filled with fear and uncertainty but at the same time hope and promise for a future […]

All I want for Christmas is…Time

My In-Laws recently asked me what I wanted for Christmas and, as usual, I said ‘hmm I don’t know let me think about it,’ and changed the subject.  Not because I didn’t want anything, but because I honestly had spent the last month thinking about Talia’s gifts and Corey’s gifts for the holidays and his […]