Where Do I Go From Here?

Former Badass Self

It’s been about six months since I finished chemo and each month I find myself feeling stronger and healthier. My initial guesstimation was that I would need a full year to truly recover and build my strength back to my former badass self. ~snort~ …or at least that’s what I thought. As is my life, […]

Overcoming Winter

Winter 2016

The days are growing longer, albeit by mere seconds a day, yet winter still has its melancholy hold on me. I feel a bit like this photograph: grey, vulnerable, entangled and heavy with a force outside myself. Then, I look past the obvious and see what is to come: new life contained tightly within the […]

Waiting on Bed Head

Bed Head!

Being bald is not without it’s benefits. Cancer treatments take lots of tangible things from a person, like your good health and recognizing that your former healthy body is now a foreign puny entity, yet with all the adjustments I found myself making, I didn’t mind being bald. Who knew? Even though I didn’t mind […]

2016, Get In Here!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, mah babies! I’m up early today. The house is quiet, peaceful and clean, yet my heart longs for the noise, uncertainty and messiness of last week. Sweet E is safely and ecstatically back with the two people he loves the most and it brings me to tears as I recall the early […]

Tiny Kitchen Madness

Time For Dinner

Recently, a friend told me she was astonished at the goodness that comes out of my tiny kitchen. A compliment indeed. It is a teeny tiny thang, but as the saying goes, “It’s not the size…” I thought it would be fun to give y’all a peek into my tiny kitchen madness. This shot was […]