Elephant Suit

Elephant Suit

Expectations are a such a damn thing. I’ve been thinking about how my whole life has been based on expectations: ways I think things should go, which inevitably more percent of the time than not they go not that expected way and then I feel all out of...
What Recovery Looks Like

What Recovery Looks Like

So, something really awesome and terrifying happened. Good Housekeeping re-rolled out my story on their Facebook page. I commented, and then ta-da! It went in to the news feeds of all of my friends. And then my husbands’ friends. I’m not totally sure about...

Second Chances

This morning I found a note from my oldest son’s (he’s nine) teacher detailing all the homework assignments he’s missed. All of them. He’s been lying to me for weeks and scritching by with very little- I guess little enough for her to not...

The Hardest Places.

Support is one of those things: you don’t know you need it, and then all of a sudden you’re flailing about wondering WTF just happened. Then you remember. Oh, yeah…..my people. I need them. My support. I need it. My recovery. I have to honor it. I...