Where is Here?

For as much as I fear change I have seen from the eyes of this blog, the most remarkable forms of evolution a single human being can go through. I remember the day of my first post and seemingly never ending multitude of ideas pouring forth from my mind. I wrote with a passion and thought that I might choose writing as a profession for the rest of my life ....more

Things I’ve learned from Shoulder Surgery

Five Things I’ve Learned While Recovering From Shoulder Surgery 1. ...more

Shoulder surgery update

I have meant to post an update (several progress reports, actually) since surgery. ...more

Shoulder Surgery Recovery

It must have been fate that I read this blog post from Lynn’s Weigh...more

Off I go.

This will be my last post before heading off to surgery to fix my shoulder. The wait has been long but I have managed to remain calm for the most part, even though I have shown slivers of craziness on occasion. I take pride in the fact that I am self-aware most of the time and know when I am being unreasonable ....more

Trying to wait patiently while awaiting surgery

My surgery date has been set for January 26 – exactly 2 1/2 weeks from now. While I am doing a pretty decent job at being quite ‘Zen’ about it, the fact remains that I wish it would just get here so that I can begin healing. How does one patiently await a surgery when she struggles with anxiety? ...more

Setting forth good intentions before shoulder surgery

You've made it through Thanksgiving, Christmas parties, family get-togethers, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. That's a lot of socializing in two short months, so I hope you are getting your selves a break and patting herself on the back for a job well done on this New Year's day, 2015. I for one have had one of the busiest and most fun schedules of my adult life over the past six months and it is all due to having the best set of friends a girl could ever ask for, a husband who still gets me and makes me laugh after nearly 15 years together, and the ability to continue working on my art full-time ....more

Vegan Lemon Raspberry Muffins

With the holidays in full swing, I’ve been doing quite a bit of baking lately. Oh, who am I kidding? I’m just using the holidays as an excuse – I’d create my own holiday if it gave me a reason to bake! ...more

Me, a Comic Book Girl?

The time changed last night and I’m sitting here wondering how I will handle it these next two weeks. ...more

Opportunities for Growth

When I used to take my golden retriever to our local nursing home I quickly noticed who the most popular residents were....more