September Days Gone By

I sit here lost in a time where the beginning of September never meant anything more to me than our little ones getting ready for school and fall weather hiding right around the corner. Most of my life I didn’t recognize days or weeks set aside for certain causes...

FINDING MICKEY

A smile comes to my face as I hear all the laughter and music around me today. The sun shines so brightly and moms, dads and kids are swimming, dogs are barking and scattered nearby are all the water toys waiting and ready. The beach is packed and it couldn’t be a...

A Day Where Grief & Joy Can Co-exist

Mother’s Day has always brought many emotions for me at various times of my life. Speaking with friends I believe it is a universal feeling. I had what feels like a lifetime of Mother’s Day celebrations focusing on my own amazing mother and have many cherished...

Tranquility

The view from my balcony reflects the many hues of blue, turquoise, green and navy of the water, and is surrounded by lush green grass on the hills, mountains and islands. The speckled pink yellow, green, white and blue dots are all significant markings of the life...

Navigating The Journey

Each day brings something new to the mental health journey of grief I tread. The ups and downs of my own feelings of losing a child in her prime and interjecting those feelings with the excitement and joy of the upcoming Christmas Holiday, gives me conflicting...