This will be the journey of the 30-something, wife and mother of four that likes a little adventure and would like to get the "to do" list done with a smile, challenging myself to do a little of this and a little of that for about 30 days or 30 times. It is a small challenge that will hopefully open the door to trying lots of little things along the way. I kind of figured at the end of the day there may be a little something for everyone....more
For survivors of trauma and sexual abuse, the label "survivor" is often worn like a badge of honor. Surviving, however, is not the goal of a healthy and whole life; surviving simply means that you did not die. Thriving is the goal. We want to thrive in all areas of our lives--our sexuality, our spirituality, our mental health, our physical health, our emotional health, our relationships with ourselves and within the inner and outer circles of lives. This blog examines important issues that often prevent us from making the journey from "surviving" to "thriving"....more
I'm dorky, I'm brainy, I'm a writer, and I live in New England. As the title suggests, I tend to be a deep thinker, which sometimes leads to bouts of depression. I've been married for four years to a great guy who was diagnosed with lupus in August 2005.