I am so very sad the last couple of days. I think back to 2016, and wish that I really could rewind and start all over again. Actually, I wish I could go back to the middle of 2015, and just undo all of it– every waking moment. Starting with the day my dad died, … More Dancing In The Purple Rain
I was officially diagnosed with Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer on February 3rd, 2016. As scary as the diagnosis sounds, and I am truly terrified, I am going to write about this as a warning to other social media users. Please note, I do not think negatively about this, it is bothersome to me, but I … More Cyber Bullied For Having Cancer
I am writing this blog on an iPhone. I have been experiencing a surprising health crisis. I thought that I was doing everything right. I am nearing 40, I watch my diet, and I am active– I lift, I run, I bike, and swim. I didn’t think I needed to go to the doctor, because … More The Curious Case Of Jodi Vetter
My dog is ready to run again, and I’m ready to write again. I haven’t been writing much, I haven’t been doing much. It’s been a rough summer, a rough fall, and now we are approaching a rough winter. To recap, in June my father passed away. Following his death, my son’s beloved teacher was … More Wow, It’s Been A Month!
There is an on-going debate going online regarding inviting children to weddings. I got married 18 years ago, and this debate was fore front during our wedding. My husband and I have differing philosophies about children and weddings. I don’t think kids should be at weddings, particularly evening weddings. My husband disagrees. Being the bride, … More Three Reasons I Had A Kid-Free Wedding
I read an article recently on Military Spouse Magazine regarding women’s friendships, it stated that there were five reasons military spouses often struggle with friendship. Most of the reasons stated fell back to shortcomings that the person, who struggles with friendship may have: 1. Self-Centeredness, or being close minded; 2. High Expectations of People; 3. … More Five Real Reasons Military Spouses Struggle With Friendships