The first time I heard about Grounding, was on the “Bringing Home the Browns” Facebook page. One of the comments said to try using a “grounding blanket” to miraculously heal any ailment. This was a really strong statement; so naturally, I took to Google and did a little research. Initially, I found a website that … Continue reading I’m going to stand bare foot in my garden for 2 minutes every day for 30 days…
Father’s Day 2018 Nineteen. That’s how old I was when I left home and married my soul mate. Yep, I was still a teenager when I got married and when we fell pregnant a few months after our wedding I was handed leaflets for “Teen Pregnancy.” Rewind a little over a decade and I experienced … Continue reading Father’s Day 2018
An invisible hand is pressed up against my throat Each time I swallow, it clutches me a little tighter I can not breathe, I can not speak or hardly sing a note So I’ll sit in a tormented silence until the hold gets lighter When I am free my heart is singing bright and strong … Continue reading Good Grief: More Poetry
I have always tried to hide my teeth in pictures because I was so ashamed of my crooked smile. When I was a teenager I had braces but as my wisdom teeth came in, my front teeth- particularly the bottom ones- all bunched together and all that pain and hard work was undone within a … Continue reading Straightening things out…starting with my teeth!
I had to pack away my father's clothes today. The experience compelled me to write but my words came in a surprising form. Grief is expressed in various forms. Mine is through writing. Today it is poetry. I stand by my previous sentiments that grief is beautiful. Hope you like it. The Jacket On my arrival, … Continue reading The Jacket
Every morning I peer through the blinds at my bedroom window, watching birds sweeping across the sky and the squirrels jumping from tree to tree. The Sky is rarely just blue, but rather a spectrum of colours with a hue of red, green or blue. This morning though, the Sky was uncharacteristically grey. The sun … Continue reading Sometimes it “rains,” “weather” you like it or not.
Here’s the low-down on what’s been going on in Laura-Town: ~ I finally accepted that I have Aspergers. ~ I started Homeschooling my three kids. ~ I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease ~ I embarked on a strict gluten-free diet to lower the level of antibodies that are attacking my thyroid ~ I got my … Continue reading My old life died. This is my new life.
I sat in the white Audi TT, the black leather sport seat curved at the sides and dug into my hips. The engine sounded like a growl as my husband and I just sat in silence outside the old building we were about to go into. I turned to look at Ross, new lines had … Continue reading Good Grief; Six Months.