It is a common problem we all have faced.   Dealing with individuals with whom we need to detach from in order to preserve our sanity.    Recently, I have detached (with love or maybe more similar to like) from individuals who I have found not to be trustworthy.   It is complicated indeed, to… Continue reading Detachment

Silent Suffering

There are only a few people in my life who know of the struggle I have had with Fibromyalgia.  It is a painful sometimes debilitating autoimmune disease.  I was diagnosed over 10 years ago after I had weeks of unexplained symptoms.    Clothing was almost unbearable as my nerve endings felt like knives.   When my… Continue reading Silent Suffering


It’s true that friends come in all forms.   Recently, I was with a group of friends that I have known for years.   When I say known, I am referring to an “on the surface” knowing.  You know the basics about these individuals, but they aren’t the ones that you call first when you… Continue reading Navigating


We all know those people.  Everything looks amazing on the outside.  They dress in designer clothes, talk about how awesome their lives are and are the first ones people are shocked about when their lives hit bottom.    It has taken me a long time not to be fooled by the pretty package.   Some… Continue reading Undercover