Monday Affirmation with KP

Life has a way of knocking us down. We start to believe we will never fulfill our dreams. But that is not true. Let’s start replacing our inner dialogue with some positivity❤️ I believe in you. I believe in me! Let’s get out there kick some ass!❤️ #mondayaffirmation #changeyourmindset #changeyourlife

Happy Anniversary to Me!

Last October, I slowed down, revamped my wellness plan, ONCE AGAIN, and took off on another leg of my journey. The first 20 lbs melted off of me like butter. The next 20 lbs hung around like a migraine, but eventually went away. This last 20 lbs????? It’s like a tick on a dog! I…

Lesson of the Day from KP’s Garden

I lost more tomatoes than I harvested this morning. I saw them hanging on the vine but figured I had more time. Lesson learned: Tend to my crops better. Don’t put off a harvest because of an “I’ll do it later attitude.” If I do, I may lose more than I gain… Life works the…

Monday Affirmation

Negative/ traumatic events from our childhood will have us believing all sorts of horrid things about ourselves: “I am not lovable,” “I am not worthy,” “I am dumb….” None of that is true! We have to look at those thoughts as a distant memory. Create new and more nurturing words to say to our inner…

ADHD AWARENESS MONTH

ADHD Awareness Month highlight: Moo!Moo is now 17. ADHD is still very much a part of our lives. We are still trying to navigate some difficulties. But as long as he has his meds, follows a schedule, and has our support, he is able to complete tasks and stay on point. Many people in our…

Corona Survivor Series – My Parents Had COVID-19

Today’s blog in my Corona Survivor Series was written by our youngest son. Bryant. COVID-19, like many illnesses, affects more than just the person afflicted. He was brave enough to share what he experienced as his father and I fought the coronavirus. Thank you Bryant, for sharing your thoughts with us and the world. We…

Corona Survivor Series, Part 3 Psychosocial Struggles

As Paul and I continued to work our way through our Coronavirus symptoms, I started to notice a new set of symptoms I didn’t anticipate. They started to appear slowly at first. But over the span of a short time, maybe 2 weeks or so, they intensified and I could no longer explain them away…

Stop Killing Us

We’d been talking about it since March. Then a few days ago, Moo and I read the same articles: Police were being denied vacation time in Louisville. “You know what’s about to pop off don’t you Moo?” I asked him. He replied. “Yep. Plus they gave her family all that money. It’s about to get…