Anxiety, Humor, Menopause

Headaches, Heartaches, and Fear

During my perimenopause, I became a pretty negative person. As a result of my near constant pain, I grew resentful. I became numb to emotions like happiness and optimistic outlooks like hope. I'd wake up every day afraid to be optimistic for fear of being rewarded with a headache later. As if the Universe was… Continue reading Headaches, Heartaches, and Fear


The Greatest Man I Always Knew

A Grace Full Life

I haven’t done a re-blog in a while but in honor of Father’s Day, I wanted to re-blog this one. 

First published on April 10th, 2015

I really like the song, The Greatest Man I Never Knew by Reba McEntire, which is about a troubled relationship between a father and a daughter.

“The greatest man I never knew
Came home late every night
He never had too much to say
Too much was on his mind
I never really knew him
And now it seems so sad
Everything he gave to us took all he had”

This doesn’t speak at all to the relationship I had growing up with my dad. However, the song affects me every time I hear it because my own father dedicated so much of his life to providing for his family.

My father is one of those people that takes a back seat and lets…

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Podcast #14- Doin’ Nothing, Sleep, and Love

A couple of things... Here is an article that mentions the study in the book about the electric shocks: Here is one quote I love from The Alchemist: The following is the excerpt from the book I read. Love is in the Being You do not have to do anything to be loved. You… Continue reading Podcast #14- Doin’ Nothing, Sleep, and Love

Life, Nonsense, Podcast

Unpopular Opinions

I wasn't "popular" in the traditional sense in high school. However, according to Merriam Webster's definition of the word, I was popular. I suppose it is how you look at a situation, or in this case, a definition. Tell that to a 15-year-old who suffers from undiagnosed anxiety.  Having an unpopular opinion in recent years has undoubtedly… Continue reading Unpopular Opinions