Amber P

CAUTION: WORK IN PROGRESS! Hard hat recommended but not required, though for me, it should be.  I'm a slightly accident prone single mom to a beautiful daughter, who has inherited my grace and athletic prowess (haha).  Thankfully, she also inherited my sense of humor! Laughter really is the best medicine.  We take several dozen doses daily! 

A "What Was I Thinking?" Story

For some reason (several reasons, actually), I got the idea into my head that I should go back to school FULL TIME.  Mind you, I haven’t been a full-time student in a lot longer than I care to admit.  Going back to school is scary! Terrifying and torturous is a far more accurate description.  Second only to motherhood, this is truly the hardest, most painstaking, time consuming thing I have ever done.  It is life sucking. It’s also necessary for me if I ever want to be “off the system” and independently provide for myself and my child. ...more

Who is my beholder?

We've all heard that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  Normally, I'm not all that concerned with how I look.  I've got a few extra pounds that I would really like to lose, mainly because I am too poor to buy bigger clothes right now.  Otherwise, I would not care! Most days I don't even wear make-up. I have a very low maintenance hairstyle.  I've never cared much what other people think of me.  I am who I am and that is how it's gonna be and if you don't like it, you don't have to!...more

Here I go!

Well, hello there, blogging world! I've been considering blogging for about a year now, and like everything else on the to-do list, it's gotten pushed to the back burner.  I had a paid holiday off work today, and it seemed like as good a day as any to start, so here I go! Where did I get the brilliant idea to start blogging, you ask? (Those who know me are simply shaking their heads, breathing a sigh of relief at the thought that perhaps this will tame some of my chatterboxing around them.) You can thank the beautiful and talented Susan Fowler (or blame her!...more

I look forward to reading more of your posts :) I hope you are enjoying your day off!more