I share my stories with the hope of helping others to see beyond what they believe is possible, and past the pains of life. Unabashedly me.
Living with Stage 4 Neuroendocrine Cancer.(NETs). Former USAF/USN. Mom to rescue dog, Cooper.
Are You Being Kind to Mother Earth?
Throughout my 68 years of life, I have had some moments when I am more aware, and a better steward of what this Earth provides for me. I have not always been very successful, but I genuinely strive to do better, waste less, and be more sensible and responsible.
Distraction is the New Normal
Focus! Stay on task! Stop your daydreaming! So many of us have grown up with these types of messages, telling us that we are somehow wrong or bad to think about the answers to questions that do not make a lot of sense to many others. We often find ourselves thinking or speaking off topic, or daydreaming about life and a world much different than our own.
Erasing Any Doubt
I grew up in a world of labels. Those names or adjectives were used to give or take away value. It started out in my family, gender and pecking order, playing a major role. Shame, guilt, and (sometimes) extreme corporal punishment were used to control behavior.