Exposed

I cannot express in words how difficult it can be to open ourselves up and be vulnerable to another human being.  In doing that, we give that person the power to hurt us, possibly even destroy us, with the information we share with them.   Sadly, in today’s world, far too many people will take advantage…

Another Day Done

I am going to apologize to all of you now who enjoy reading my longer posts.  Tonight is going to be another short one. Between having just finished day two of thirteen straight days at work, the joy of estrogen fluctuations and having been fighting a borderline migraine for almost two days straight…I’m having a…

The Only Person I Have To Prove Anything To Is Myself

I had originally planned on writing something very long and articulate this evening. Please don’t take this the wrong way…but my brain is just too fried after today for writing as much as I usually do. Instead, I just want to say this… We all, myself included, need to remember that we do not need…

I Thought I Was Done With Research…

When I finished grad school, I thought I was done with having to do research.  Boy was I wrong! I shared on Facebook last night that I had failed a visual field test I took a couple of weeks ago.  Failing this test was a very good thing because it means my health care insurance…

I Can Choose To Be The Rock Or The Ocean

I’ve always been mystified by the power of the sea.  For all the talk about destructive forces and absolutely peaceful places in the world, the ocean tends to be the one place that falls into both categories to create this perfect blend of Yin and Yang. I mean, think about it.  What on the planet,…

If I Can Picture It In My Mind, I Can Be There

I was talking with a friend the other day about how to remain positive and focused.  They have had their struggles in life and when things get hard, they can find it very difficult to pull themselves out of that down place.  They asked me what I did to help keep my spirits up. I…