Category: Organization

The Big Move

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines anxiety as “fear or nervousness about what might happen.” I am currently feeling a very large dose of this psychological entrapment. My three kids, my cat and dog, and my friend who offered to drive as I still cannot concentrate at a level that would make it safe for me to…

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Everything Will Work Out and I Cannot Stress Out

This is a very busy time in my life. No matter how much I try to simplify things, they always get out of control. Recovering from a Stem Cell Transplant is apparently not enough for me! My body is not back to normal. I’m still on steroids, and will continue to be for some time….

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Balls in the Air

Some days just feel out of control.  I feel as if so many things in life are unsettled, unplanned and unknown.  The combination of chaos + the unknown + the unplanned make me feel helpless and depressed.  I don’t know what to do when I don’t have the answers for everything going on in life…

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Live as if . . .

When I was a young teen, I remember a very confusing conversation I had with my Grandfather after I had learned that he had cancer.  I told him I was sorry that he was dying and he responded by telling me that he did not know what I was talking about.  I started to argue;…

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Mark a New Start

Yesterday I had a really great day.  Although I have been getting better and having good mornings, I have still been ending all activities because of pain and exhaustion by about 3pm every day.  But not yesterday!  I was still feeling great and had the energy to do a project with my kids that I…

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Fall into comfort

The last of Summer has been brought in to the house so that we may enjoy it thoroughly before it disappears. Now I am looking forward to the many joys and comforts that fall brings. Warm baths and candles, and soft cozy blankets; hot tea and cocoa, and lazing in bed late.  Go ahead and sing it…

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Simplify and Go!

I believe everyone can be happy.  You  just have to find the little things in life that give you pleasure.  The trick for me is to always be moving forward, find a goal and stick with it.  I am happiest when I have completed a goal; whether it is finally organizing the junk drawer that has been driving me nuts, or…

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