A Normal Kind of Day :-)

Yesterday was one of the most 'normal' kinds of days that I've had in awhile and I was grateful for it, not to mention that the weather was spectacular-- one of our nicest days so far this spring.  I managed to fit in a mix of things at home, both inside and outside, and I …

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Waiting On The Curve

I've dreamed/dreamt about it for months and months now.  At one point, I thought that I would NEVER be able to do it again.  No word of a lie.  But today... I did it!  I really, really did it and it felt amazing just like I had remembered it.  Today is a day to celebrate …

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”Down With the Bad, Up With the Good”

It's been twenty-one weeks today. Twenty-one. Whole. Weeks. Typically, when a person refers to time in something other than the obvious measure, such as weeks versus months in my case, one can deduce that there must be a specific reason for doing so. In my lifetime, I've often used such a comparison of time when …

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The Suffocation of Chronic Pain

Is my ankle pain life-threatening? Thankfully not! Could things be worse for me? Yes, most definitely. Just the same, my recent and worse flare-up yet has left me with a few realizations. Funny how 'forced' inactivity affords a person extra time to think--time to think about the bad, appreciate the good and question the in-between.  …

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