The “pursuit”

I was married for the first and only time when I was thirty and my older son was 10. Thirty is definitely not old, but it is old enough for me to have done my share of dating. Dating is a stage of life I do not miss at all. I have told my husband … Continue reading The “pursuit”


I graduated from high school in June of 2001. In August 2001 I was diagnosed with Friedreich's Ataxia, and almost exactly two weeks later I moved into my freshman dorm room on the ninth floor of a residence hall at Temple University in Philidelphia, PA as a social work major. That school year (fall 2001 … Continue reading Regrets

My Hell, Friedreich’s Ataxia

I am what most people (including me) would refer to as, a control freak, a micromanager, or neurotic. It is kind of a twist of fate that 19 yrs ago I was told I had a diagnosis of Fredrich's Ataxia (FA), a neuromuscular progressive degenerative genetic disorder. Basically, I was told my body would deteriorate … Continue reading My Hell, Friedreich’s Ataxia

2 Week Update

Week one of every new initiative is always the hardest. I might be finding the hardest of anyone. I purposely have to wheel by laundry, cups, clutter, and remind myself I did not make this mess! If I know it is the result of my preschooler reminding is in order. Please pick up your toys … Continue reading 2 Week Update

Treading Water

At what point is enough, enough! I have created this world run and approved by me. I learned just over a decade ago that, I made this bed, now I must lie in it. Although there is some truth to that saying, as I find at the root of all sayings, there is some wiggle … Continue reading Treading Water