Illness Clarity

Have you ever been so sick that you have all new clarity about how you should be living your life? Or, even had a scare that made you reevaluate everything? I have experienced that more than my fair share of times already. Which REALLY got me thinking last week. I just had bronchitis. Nothing that…

A lifetime of learning experiences

Just when I think I am so carefree I get reminded that as with most things in life it is going to be a constant challenge to live authentically without worry what others think of my decisions and actions. I didn’t learn to worry about what others thought of me overnight and I won’t stop…

Peace, Playfulness and Love

0 New Hugs Sometimes our kids can teach us so much about life. Especially the way they listen to what their bodies tell them, I mean really listen. If they are not feeling well, they stop. They lay down wherever they are. If they don’t feel like eating, they don’t.  If they feel the need…

Day 343 – I Am Not Stupid

3 HUGS, 2 children, 1 husband Today I woke up with more numbness in my hands as well as my legs, a stiff neck from yesterday’s fall and what felt like a fever. At first it was very difficult to distinguish between what was MS and what was just “normal” pains and sickness. So, my…

Day 337 – Modern Day Conveniences

5 HUGS, 2 children, 3 adults (1 husband, 1 neighborhood friend, 1 Lowe’s Foods employee) Oh the joys of modern conveniences! Even though little man was sick again (yes, again…gah) I was able to get a new friend hug AND groceries! Woo Hoo. If you have never tried the convenience of a to go service…

Day 322 – *Poof*

8 HUGS, 2 children, 6 adults (1 husband, 1 Mother in law, 4 friends at The Little Gym) I can’t believe that I have forgotten to tell you all! Over the weekend I finally got a chance to hug the woman that cleans up the trash along the road near my house. I have been…

Day 318 – Close That Gap

3 HUGS, 2 children, 1 husband Yup, that’s right. I didn’t even hug my mother in law today. I just couldn’t do it to her. The stomach bug hit last night. Ugh. Feeling better today, but not great. Sooooo…. here’s what I was thinking. Turn to the person closest to you. Open your arms wide.…