It has been almost one year since my grandmother passed away. While I think of her daily, my fondest memories of her have been on the forefront of my mind over the last several days. If you have been fortunate enough to have experienced the love of a grandmother, then you understand how difficult it… Continue reading The Love of a Grandmother
There have been so many times in my life that I have allowed myself to feel bitterness and resentment over not getting the things that I wanted or needed out of life. However, as time has passed, these difficulties have allowed me to see a bigger picture. I like to refer to this as the… Continue reading When Life Tells You “NO”: The Beauty of Life’s Mosaic and the Bigger Plan
Hello Crow's Feet - Um, hi - I never asked for avian claws to protrude from my eyes. And the wrinkles?? When did my face start to look like a road map? 2. Hair Where?? - Oh goodness, is that an eyelash stuck to my chin? No, dear.....no it's not. Get the tweezers.… Continue reading Ready Or Not, Here It Comes! 10 Things That Happen To Women In Their Thirties
I watched a video clip on my news feed this morning that had various celebrities speaking about "following your dream." Each sound clip encompassed a theme of "never give up" or "you can do anything that you put your mind to!!". At one point, Jim Carey poses the idea that if you visualize your dream, it will… Continue reading No, You CAN’T Do Anything You Set Your Mind To!
Surrender; letting go. These are words that are heard often when being taught how to cope with something that we cannot control. "Give it to God", we say. There is nothing tangible or straightforward about this, but many of us (including myself) will say it as a form of comfort to someone as if it… Continue reading All I Know Is That I Don’t Know
Mothers Day is a wonderful day to celebrate the love and sacrifice that so many mothers offer. It is a day that I should only be thinking about appreciating my own mother (and I do). However, when you have been struggling to become a mother yourself, it can be gut wrenching. Last year was the… Continue reading For Those Who Can’t Be Mothers – You’re Not Alone On Mother’s Day
For as far back as I can remember, I have always been an animal person. Growing up, I had all kinds of animals ranging anywhere from cats and dogs to lizards and rodents. I have worked as a veterinary professional for almost 15 years, and although I have recently decided to make a career… Continue reading How A Miniature Dachshund Saved My Life