November 9

Grateful for: weekends, diffusing Holiday Joy, and remembering Dad. It has been six months since Dad died. That does not seem possible. I miss him so much. So many conversations I have had in my heart – out loud in my Jeep. Driving. Sitting. Walking. Wondering. So much has happened. So much has changed. He

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Friday Gratitudes Nov 8

1. Access to another vehicle while my Jeep is repaired 2. My ability to drive; I continue to get strength back in my leg 3. Pilot flair tip markers – found out I can purchase single black ones at the local craft store 4. My tights work as compression stockings 5. My sister gifts me

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November 6

Grateful for: fresh produce, colleagues who make me laugh and making lists. 🥦 I haven’t felt much like reading these last few months; but, I still make lists of things I would like to read eventually. I take that as a sign of hope. 🥕 I am looking forward to working on my #remembering2019 project

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November 3

Grateful for no further complications with my leg; headphones and music; easy Sunday dinners and leftovers. Not an easy day. Spent majority of it in emergency. Grateful for the car received. Really need to move on.

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November 2 #nablopomo

Grateful for: calm conversation and a wee bit of laughter with H :: annie’s mac and cheese :: naps in the middle of the day 🌒 🌓 Other things I love right at this moment in time: This incredible autumn 🍂 weather. My son’s cats: Millie and Luna. Winter ale. My adidas trackpants. Blackberry Tangerine

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NaBloPoMo

November Intentions Post a list of three gratitudes every day Sit in silence everyday Disciplined rehabilitation for left leg Increase hydration levels Limit alcohol to Friday + Saturday

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Friday Gratitudes

• I am ALIVE – not wanting to sound overly dramatic but, the reality is I could very well not be • My leg is not broken either – another miracle • The sunshine and crisp days – bonus autumn weather • My son is temporarily at home and willing to pick up the meal

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Friday Gratitudes

• an especially good session with my therapist • The public library – Access to new books in seconds • My first manicure in many years • Phone call from my sister in Maui • My son is in charge of dinner once a week while he is home temporarily Also grateful for these last

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Friday Gratitudes

1. Long weekend is upon us and while I am disappointed we are not off visiting our friends, I am thankful for days of rest and respite that lay before me 2. Pumpkin pie 3. Friends who check up on me 4. Some serious glory days of autumn 5. New music by Nick Cave 6.

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Navigating Sadness

“Tears come from the heart and not from the brain”~ Leonardo da Vinci . . It has been a bit of a rough go. I consider myself to be fairly self-aware and have considerable tools in the belt; yet still this sadness I am feeling is profound. A tsunami of sadness. It feels like I

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