• thank you, 2011

    I’d like to say Thank You to 2011.  Thank you for all the lessons I’ve learned, the new experiences I’ve gained, the friendships I’ve developed, and for the wealth of love that I have been able to give to and receive from my family.  It has been a special year for me.  I made a big resolution last year, and I actually followed through with it for 12 months.  As a result, I’ve finished this year with a clearer picture of my goals, a more peaceful heart and mind, and a path that I can see myself on for a long time.  I’ve grown into my own person just a…

  • Own This Change

    I am the only one who sees it.  The red puffy eyes.  The way he pulls his arms in to his body, rubbing them across his shirt to relieve some of the itch.  The constant scratching.  The tears that well up when the cold morning air burns his eyes.  The little red spots that pop up on his wrists, threatening to spread across his body should I miss one application of Derma-Smoothe.   I see it.  Every time I look at his face.  Every time his sweet little voice asks me a question.  Every time he wraps his arms around me for a hug.  I see it.  I feel it.  I…