Baby-steps

First of the year we are bombarded with meme’s to set goals, make resolutions, embrace the change and get moving.  For many years I hung my head in shame and gave up on January 2, because I was going to break those resolutions anyway, may as well get it over with as quickly as possible. …

No is….

A complete sentence.  My counselor worked with me over and over and over and over, no, I didn’t get it until he had me practice repeatedly.  I kept giving huge humongous explanations as to why I was saying no….or more likely I didn’t say no, I attempted the impossible and failed, a lot. Which brings…

Struck a chord

Every so often I read something that resonates with me and how I am feeling.  For those people that are offended by swearing, please stop reading now.  For the rest of you, I am sharing David Goggins post on Facebook.  My sister introduced me to his blog and shares his posts.  Tonight I needed this…

I can be

flexible without getting bent out of shape. At school our principal challenged us to do something new this year.  Gear it up.  I decided with the many changes and different request I decided that I would not let all the changes bend me out of shape.  One of the challenges for a person living with…

Can-Can List

Listened to a speaker share the idea of one lady facing massive health problems.  She created a Can-Can list….I can breathe, I can smile, I can……. You get the drift.  Too often with PTSD, long term health problems, or disabilities we sometimes focus so much on what we can’t do we neglect to open ourselves…

Manna again

Recently had a conversation with my Dad and sister about things taking a long time.  Manna again for 40 years.  November is a month of Thanksgiving.  It came after the harvest which when the tradition was started was truly a matter of life and death.  Many times blessings come in the form of manna.  The…