Tagged with attitude

Your Story is Still Being Written

Your Story is Still Being Written

When it comes to waiting… I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not my strength. I am the kind of person that reads the spoilers, seeks the answers, and reads the last chapter of the book! I guess you could say that I’m rather impatient. While reading a new novel, I was impressed by … Continue reading

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Redirecting Your Sails

Redirecting Your Sails

Hello Readers – you may have noticed my absence since the beginning of September. There is no particular reason for this other than… life and new projects! I wanted to share this image with you on “Motivational Monday” for encouragement. Often times, we experience storms in life and the wind can easily steer us off … Continue reading

How to Change Your Perspective

How to Change Your Perspective

I wrote this post which first appeared on MyFibroTeam.com and is reposted to WordsByMara.com with permission. Although this post was intended for the Fibromyalgia audience, my hope is that everyone will be able to relate. Here is my experience in changing perspectives from a realm of comfort, to that of positivity and joy! Everything starts with … Continue reading

How Do You Survive The Storm?

How Do You Survive The Storm?

It was pitch black when I woke up in the middle of a deep sleep. The wind howled and slammed against our bedroom window with a threatening force. Lightening flashed rapidly and my heart began to race. I jumped out of bed and quickly ran to our lower level. My husband stood in the living room … Continue reading

Assumption is Dumb

Assumption is Dumb

Several years ago, I lived in a vintage apartment on Milwaukee’s east side. It was a trendy and vibrant area to live in my mid-20’s. The streets were filled with over-caffeinated hipsters and seemingly cool college students. It was the place to be on a Saturday night and I was lucky to call it home. During … Continue reading

When Depression Takes Hold

It has been a hot topic lately and, unsurprisingly, a common health issue for women. I’m talking about depression. A couple years ago, I found myself bursting into tears during the day for no particular reason. I would sit at my home office and just sob without understanding why. I stopped doing things that I … Continue reading

How to Process Endometriosis

Your life changes when you receive a medical diagnosis. Since everyone processes things differently, here is what I’ve learned over the last 15 years of dealing with chronic pain and finally finding the answers. 3 weeks prior to marrying my best friend, I opted to have exploratory surgery. The result was Endometriosis (read more here). … Continue reading

Guest Post – Precious Christmas Moments

Guest Post by Jenny Lorton – I’m excited to introduce Jenny as the guest blogger again today. She has become a regular and I’m thankful for her willingness to share these stories. Today, Jenny gives her perspective on being a step-parent and the difficulties that come with it. She explains that building relationships aren’t always … Continue reading