Search

From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges

Category

mental health

For The Love Of…A Positive Self Image

It's no secret I'm not too fond of the way my ┬ábody looks. I can point the finger as far as the reasonings to it. But, ultimately, it's up to me to conquer those stupid thoughts and I embarked on... Continue Reading →

A Dead Relationship

It's been almost two years since my husband and I said enough is enough and laid all our cards on the table. Before that, life was pretty miserable for nearly two years. We fought all the time. We tried to... Continue Reading →

Today Means Amen

I can't claim the below poem as my own. If only. It has been on my heart today. I've reread it so many times the last week. Shared it with my husband. With friends. Now I want to share it... Continue Reading →

For The Love of…Summer

Technically summer started on June 21st. But, you know, tomatoes tamatoes. With summer comes Mr. Sun, new adventures, sun screen, tan lines and lots and lots of water. After what seemed like a forever and a day rainy season the... Continue Reading →

Dear M.D. Part 2

Exactly a year ago today I was ready to kick my depression on its ass. And so, I wrote it a letter preparing for a fight. It was more of an act of faith versus an action of belief. Hebrews... Continue Reading →

Because Of Grief

I thought of my dad today. Which, really, isn't something new since I think about him all the time. But, today, I was reminded on how fragile life is. An old friend of mine is hurting with the loss of... Continue Reading →

For the Love of…Patience

June flew by a lot quicker than I had anticipated. One minute I was standing on the top of a 125-foot tower celebrating Memorial Day. Suddenly I have a sibling day in Snohomish shooting zombies during the Apocalypse. The next... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑