And For the Win…..

And For the Win…..

Remember how you decided to try something? And then it worked?  The media free thing worked. We had dinner a little early. I was actually present and not flopping from email and Facebook to refereeing the kiddos. Each child had a long bath. Lots of stories....
Little Victories

Little Victories

So, I’m sitting here eating an apple.  WOOT WOOT!!!!! I’m also loving this book by Brene Brown I’m reading that might actually create a self revolution since it makes so much sense. I want to grab B.B. by the shoulders, look her in the...

May I

We did this meditation at my meeting on Monday. I am saying it and saying it (and winging the third line when I kind of forget how it goes) and it makes me feel good. Here it is: May I be at peace. May my heart remain open. May I know the beauty of my own true nature....
(Not) Crossing the Line

(Not) Crossing the Line

Yesterday was a two bowl of ice cream after dinner kind of day. With a big bowl of marshmallow oaties after that to crunch down the well of sadness. Well, that’s pitiful, ain’t it? Actually, I spent most of yesterday trying not to cry at work, then crying...

A Poem I Like

This poem is one I’ve carried in my heart and in my head for years. I just realized that I’ve been using it as a sort of mantra of my sobriety. A love poem transformed into a love poem of a different sort.  “To Have Without Holding: Learning to love...