Category Archives: motherhood

A Most Unusual Writing Workshop

THURSDAYS IN MAY: DETOX WRITE  @ BREATHE SALT ROOMS This workshop incorporates guided meditation, breathing techniques, and gentle movement while participants experience dry salt therapy, to clear mental and physical blockages and promote creative expression. Inspiring writing prompts stimulate and entice … Continue reading

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The Other Shoe Falls

The other leg is broken. Mom’s other leg. It’s broken. I don’t know, at this time, how her spirit is doing. She was supposed to leave for Amsterdam and depart from there for a once-in-a-lifetime cruise an hour after the fall … Continue reading

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What I Love About Winter (Reprise)

Making a list of things I like about winter is like making a gratitude list when I’m in a bad mood; the goal is to turn my frown upside down, and the goal is uphill from where I am. 1. You … Continue reading

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Broke My Clean Streak

4+ years of nursing, and today, for the first time, I spilled coffee on the baby. (She’s alright.) How many mornings have we enjoyed a coffee with our first feeding in the morning? Hundreds, if not a thousand. My fondest … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Inspirational Journey

Originally posted on Scleroderma Foundation Greater Chicago Chapter:
Stubborn, strong, resilient, annoyingly positive and ridiculously outspoken; all adjectives people have used to describe me. Are these compliments? It depends who you ask. I do know these characteristics have helped me…

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Homebirth of Bliss

  THE BLESSINGWAY: TO GATHER THE STARS IN A SATCHEL, TO CONNECT WITH SUPPORT BEAMS   My husband helped me rally support around Bliss’s planned home birth. I had asked friends to write me a note, or a quote, to … Continue reading

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DIARY OF A FACEBOOK POST-A-HOLIC IN WITHDRAWAL

  DAY 1 (4/12/14) Precipitous event. Reflecting on short conversation with Meredith R. about quality of life and needing to limit screen time. She has a great blog, Queen of All Wild Things. I emailed 18 people I care most … Continue reading

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