When the new day starts in a few hours where I'm at, 165 days will have passed so far for this year. It seems like we just kicked off the new year and I could tell that it would be different at the start. I didn't know quite how at the time but I felt… Continue reading Retrospectively Thinking About My Depression
During this time last year, I wrote on different stages of my thought process as I sought out help for my anxiety and depression. For those of you who have followed me over the years, you may recall how I bit the bullet and kept those appointments with my therapist. If you're new, here are… Continue reading Set Adrift
A sweet, solitary chance to create One magical machine for all mankind. The mind searches for the absolute best, Ignoring my own selfish whims and wish. A time machine to change the past perhaps? Oh, no, my darling - watch your selfish steps. Yes, I can give you one so much better - This device… Continue reading Magic Machine
The new year, 2016, is already a month and a half gone. So far, I've celebrated turning another trip around the sun on January 29 and turning 34 years old. I do count seeing another year a blessing. Life is short and it does seem, the older I get, the faster it goes. As far… Continue reading Breaking Through
My Daughter's Soul Seventeen-year-old Sami Abrams has been blessed throughout her life: an unbreakable friendship with Darius Levine, academic and athletic scholarship offers, life in the dynamic city of New Orleans, and a devoted family. The Abrams have learned to stay strong together in their Christian faith despite how unforgiving life can be. However, when… Continue reading My Daughter’s Soul
This morning, my husband and I had to be at the hospital very early. He had to get a procedure done and I spent a lot of time waiting in the lobby. I mostly observed people and wrote this poem about what I noticed. I'm quite tired now, though. I just did my exercises… Continue reading The Hospital
The past week (since about Saturday night) has been filled with coughing, sneezing, and wheezing. I couldn't escape the annual upper respiratory infection and attempted in vain to treat it myself with de-congestions and an array of medicines. I finally broke down yesterday and went to the doctor to get some antibiotics and an inhaler… Continue reading How do you handle sickness?
Last night I decided to do a little something different. Its midweek and I have two college courses this quarter. One of them is online and the other is on the actual campus. Writing and Accounting II are the classes that I'm going to be studying a lot this term. One involves lots of numbers… Continue reading Visalus, Goals, and Hopes
I think that people are in our lives for a reason. The internet platform of our generation is very amazing, truth be told. A little over a year ago, I ran a search over weight loss because I know I can be better than what I am. Of course, I came across SlimFast, Weightwatchers, and… Continue reading Body by Vi: Challenge accepted.
I just read Lucy's mama's recent blog entry. ( http://www.erikandkatekrull.blogspot.com/ )I understand very well how she is feeling right now and I know how much it hurts. Watching someone you love, especially a child, is something that is so incredibly difficult to do. I haven't lost a child but there was a time I… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and Love