Tag Archives: addiction

FMM 1 17 20 Down to Zero

“I’m like a recovering perfectionist. For me it’s one day at a time.” ~ Brene Brown. When one of my kids was in kindergarten or first grade, he got super frustrated doing his homework.  It appeared to be something simple – he was to draw a picture of a dinosaur.  But he was in tears, […]

FMM 9 23 16 Find your own Voice

“Children go where they find sincerity and authenticity.” ~Eric Cantona. They say confession is good for the soul.  I don’t know if I ever admitted to one of my childhood crimes.  My mother was quite an intimidating person, and at the time I found it far easier to deny, deny, deny, than to admit it […]

FMM 2 26 16 Storm Chasers

“We are on a very rich emotional and physical journey on this planet”~Melody Beattie.   Mother Nature has one hell of a temper.  There is something very primal about a thunderstorm.  Those dark grey menacing clouds, the shocking flashes of lightning, the thunderous rumblings.  When the trees limbs start to do the nae-nae (watch me […]

FMM 6 28 13 Lots of signs

FMM 6 28 13 Lots of signs “I hope that someone reads my message in a bottle” ~ Gordon Sumner aka Sting   In nursing we call them vital signs, the numbers that give us an idea of the state of our health. If they don’t fall within certain parameters, or if they vary from […]

2 22 13 Sweet little lies

“Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies…” ~ Stevie Nicks How many lies do we tell ourselves on a daily basis? Sometimes we need to pause and take a good look at ourselves. A habit that has become an unhealthy pattern of addiction may creep up on us, but we are continuing to believe […]