Family and Relationships

Getting Back Into The Groove

Grief is a very weird thing. It's been almost three years since my dad's death, and I had forgotten how exhausting it was to have a sick family member. I'm two weeks to the day past Jenna's death and am still trying to figure out what my new normal is. Parents aren't supposed to bury… Continue reading Getting Back Into The Groove

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Family and Relationships

Circle Of Life

I have struggled to find the words to express how I feel right now. Last week was filled with the highest of highs, and the lowest of lows. My seventh grandchild was scheduled to be induced last week. The day before her induction, my husband and I learned that our daughter who has been in… Continue reading Circle Of Life

Family and Relationships, Health and Fitness, Races/Events, Running

Week 4 – Recovery

I've mentioned a number of times that recovery weeks are difficult for me. They're mentally exhausting. I don't sit well. I don't "do nothing" well. My recovery weeks typically consist of lots of walking and lots of yoga. You know, enough to keep the old body moving and flexible with as little impact as possible.… Continue reading Week 4 – Recovery

Kids

Worry Lines

There's something about being a mom. To be fair, I should say "parent." If you talk to any parent - at least the ones who have been at it for awhile - they will tell you that parenthood entails the full gamut of emotions. Joy. Sadness. Pride. Disappointment. Pain. Fear. Satisfaction. Worry. Worry. Worry. Sometimes… Continue reading Worry Lines