Discovering beauty in the ordinary

Discovering beauty in the ordinary

Month: October 2016

4 weeks already? Grace upon grace!

4 weeks already? Grace upon grace!

In some ways, it’s hard to believe it’s already been 4 weeks since this journey all started in the ER. So many things have happened since then that in one way it seems like a lifetime ago. And yet, my healing progress and scars remind […]

My blog’s theme song (is that even a thing?)

My blog’s theme song (is that even a thing?)

Are you “dining at a five star”? Or maybe “feeding orphans in Myanmar”? Are you “hooking up mergers”? Or “cooking up burgers”? Most of us look at the above list and see contrasts and/or opposite ends of the spectrum. What if instead we just saw […]

Why did I start this blog?

Why did I start this blog?

Here’s the deal. I’m a recovering perfectionist. Perfectionism plagued me. No, no, no: more than that, it paralyzed me! Having one child cured me from a bit of it (I now didn’t have to have ALL my ducks in a row, just most of them). Having […]

Day 21 – 3 weeks already!

Day 21 – 3 weeks already!

It’s hard to believe that it was 3 weeks ago that I was in the ER first hearing about the apple size mass obstructing my colon. So much has transpired since then . . . And yet progress seems to crawl. That’s where I’m at […]

Day 19 – Baby steps!

Day 19 – Baby steps!

Doing well today! Baby steps, but I’m able to do more in a day. Today I took a long shower, did a “quick clean” of our bathroom, did a full bag change while the home care nurse was here (standing the whole time), and picked […]