Rescuing a lost dog can be looked at several ways

This morning I saw a dog in my back yard. My yard has one side that isn't fenced so I figured it would just wander back out, which it did. Awhile later I went outside to spray my grass for weeds and didn't see the dog so I thought her owner had brought her inside. While getting set up to spray the weeds my 10 year old son called to tell me he felt sick to his stomach and he needed to come home from school. Since we've been dealing with the stomach flu since Friday when my 12 year old daughter woke up sick and my husband and I spent an hour or so after midnight cleaning things up I thought I better get over there quick so I left to go get him. On the way back home the dog was running loose … [Read more...]

Adjusting to Life Changes

It's been a very long time since I've posted. Sometimes life seems to get in the way of our best intentions. I find it's hard not to judge myself for these "inadequacies". I've learned that placing these types of labels on myself doesn't help me. When I begin saying these things to myself I have to keep redirecting this internal voice. I've found that each time I practice good self talk it gets easier and becomes more natural. In the last two years much has changed in my life. Even previous to my last post I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I was in denial and kept seeking other answers. After receiving this diagnosis from more than one doctor I began to realize it was probably real. I … [Read more...]