The Dragonfly

I recently was going through one of my many journals and I came across a piece I had written back in 2013 while attending a meditation retreat.  At the time, I had recently given up drinking and was struggling emotionally and socially.  Emotionally struggling  in that alcohol was a crutch for me and socially struggling since many of my friends seemed to disappear.  The meditation … Continue reading The Dragonfly

A Personal Reflection – Giving up Alcohol

Its been almost 5 years since I decided to give up alcohol and it’s taken me this long to actually write something about it publicly.  I have written about it in my journal, but just haven’t shared.  Right now I don’t want to get into the nitty gritty about my decision, but I’d like to share a reflection I wrote in May, 2013 two months … Continue reading A Personal Reflection – Giving up Alcohol

My 2nd Sunshine Blogger Award

THE SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD I was thrilled to be nominated for a second award by Helen @helens_journey  I’ve only just begun to get acquainted with this phenomenal blogging community. This is a terrific way for bloggers to get to know one another better and to show support.  I started talking with Helen the night before she was going into the hospital for a Fibromyalgia treatment.  She was … Continue reading My 2nd Sunshine Blogger Award

Why I Write/Blog

As I was enjoying my Saturday morning cup of coffee and scrolling through my Facebook wall, I came across a blog post from WordPress called, “I Write Because…”    As I was reading what inspires other bloggers, it got me thinking why I write.  Why do I blog? Off and on throughout my whole life I have taken to pen and paper.  Usually I would write about … Continue reading Why I Write/Blog