Learning · My Blog · Self

Mermaid Transformation

When I was a little girl, I had many daydreams about all the things I wished I could be. At the top of the list was princess, superstar, and mermaid. As I aged, I put those childish fantasies aside. However, recently my daughters best friend came over to swim and brought with her a mermaid… Continue reading Mermaid Transformation

Amputation · Health · My Blog · Self

Operation Meet Stumpy

So I'm officially in the 10-day countdown.  10 days until I have my left leg amputated below the knee. 10 days until I am able to start moving forward with my life.  I have been at such a standstill for so long that it was hard to maintain hope and the will to not be… Continue reading Operation Meet Stumpy

Anxiety · Complaints · Mental Health · Self · Self-Care · Transverse Myelitis

Been there, Done that!

For over four year I have done... Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Mirror Therapy Sympathetic Therapy Massage Therapy Fluido Therapy TENS unit Acupuncture Cupping An AFO Ankle braces Night splints Stretching Chiropractor Contrast baths Botox Injections Spent a small fortune and countless hours in appointments, driving to and from appointments and performing the exercises and stretches… Continue reading Been there, Done that!

Amputation · Anxiety · Complaints · Self

Anticipation Kills

Do you ever make a decision that you 100% know in your hear is the right choice? Even though this is the case do you have severe anxiety about how your loved ones will react? Stress over managing their emotions and anxieties or fielding their questions which is inevitably defending your choice. Maybe you go… Continue reading Anticipation Kills

Anxiety · Complaints · Self

Why can’t I blog?

Blogs. Blogging. Blogger. Savoring Life's Moments has been my blog for a couple years now. My interest and desire in sharing stories, ideas, thoughts and opinions have not lessened since I began. However, the frequency in which I post has damn near diminished. Honestly, I want to blog and I regularly think about all the… Continue reading Why can’t I blog?

Anxiety · Complaints · Self

Arachnophobia

I fear spiders. Yes, it is irrational and I recognize that. It is something that has plagued me for as long as I can remember. This has caused me to jump, squeal and cry out on many occasions. Not that I intend on being a free source of entertainment for those around me, it has… Continue reading Arachnophobia

My Blog · Self · Travel

Insignificant Significance

As the waves break against the shore, Lake Michigan reminds me of how small I am and how vast the world is. The sound overpowers everything else. I am unable to hear anything - even my own thoughts. That is what I love about nature. This is the escape I crave. As I sit and… Continue reading Insignificant Significance

Children · Complaints · Self

Fashion Police

While raising Taylor I wanted to try my hardest to raise her in a home where style isn't mandatory. I wanted her to have confidence in herself and her choices. Since she could walk I began having her choose her own outfits. As long as it fit and was weather appropriate; it is considered fair… Continue reading Fashion Police