Watching my husband in the delivery room with our oldest child, I fell in love with him all over again. I think even Doug was surprised by the intensity of emotion he felt as he held our daughter and their eyes met for the first time. Fatherhood. Doug has done it well, and I am … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
This morning, I learned about saggy middles and what to do about them. As I do my three-mile trek around the mall, I can see my reflection in mirrors and shiny glass store fronts. I hate the saggy middle I see glaring back at me. This mid-life spread is no fun, and I’m determined to … Continue reading The Saggy Middle
Woman, Why Do You Write? Last night our writing group met around my dining table to encourage and cheer each other on. The topic of discussion for the evening was about figuring out our individual mission statements and who we write for. Why do I write? It goes beyond the “I can’t help myself,” although … Continue reading Woman, Why do you Write?
“You’re doing what?” I recently joined a Kidney Donor Facebook group, trying to learn as much as I can before ‘the big day’ (30 days from now, but who’s counting?) I want to be informed and prepared as much as possible, and the group has been inspiring to say the least. There is a common … Continue reading A Kidney for a Stranger?
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo… Pick me! Pick me! Well, it wasn’t quite that easy or that random, but I’ve been chosen! I’m special! I’m a match! On our journey into our son’s kidney disease and his journey on to get a transplant, we recently got the exciting news. Since he was born and we knew … Continue reading Pick Me! (Kidney Donor)