Dearest Mom: I knew, long ago, that I would feel completely lost without you in this world. There are so many ways I miss you I cannot even begin to describe them. I know people try to understand that I’m still mourning. You’ve been gone since June 15, 2013 but it’s barely been a breathContinue reading “Letters to Mom”
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I have always lived with the reality that I have heightened sensitivity. I am hypersensitive to loud noises, bright lights, sudden movement, and especially to anger – whether directed at me, or my own. From a young age I learned not to trust signals from within. Genetically, I have a “special chromosome” that tells me IContinue reading “Thresholds”
Letting go of my daughter.
Mindfulness is a practice of staying in the present moment with your experience, regardless of what it is. Pain, joy, anger, peace; whatever comes up. My daughter recently went through a stage of wanting to be close to me frequently, to spend time alone together, and show her affection openly. There were times when itContinue reading “Letting go of my daughter.”
Roller Derby Queen?
Most of my life I’ve considered it a virtue that I’m willing to look like a fool. My children found this to be one of my most endearing qualities when they were young, but as they’ve enter adolescence, well…not so much. A good example was trying out my LandRollers today. As a veteran of bilateralContinue reading “Roller Derby Queen?”