When life changes, you have to figure out how to overcome the obstacles.
Today is going to be a busy day for me. I'm finally adjusting to the wheelchair and I feel my initial resentment of it draining away day by day. My kitchen is very close to being as done as it's going to get without having extra money to sink into doing an actual renovation to… Continue reading Life in the Lair ~ Update 9/27/17
For most of my adult life, I've been a creature of habit. It's hard to tell these days though. Since the accident, creating and sticking to a routine has been hard for me. For one, my pain levels vary from day to day. I also have a handful of other health problems and between the… Continue reading Routines
You never really know what someone is going through in their life...
It was a difficult weekend. The beautiful pug in the picture was my Dutchess. She was my faithful and constant companion for 5 years. This is our story. 2012 was a bad year, much like 2011. My mother, whom I had always had a very complicated relationship with, had fallen ill in 2011. Draco and… Continue reading Dutchess
Today is bad. It's a very bad pain day for me. I woke up with my pain level sitting at a steady seven. For those that don't know, I judge my pain on a scale of 1-10 that I learned while in the hospital post-wreck. I learned to judge my pain based on One (1)… Continue reading Tough Love from Unexpected Places ~ SOC Sunday
Here in the States, it's the 4th of July and around The Lair, that means food, family, and fireworks! Draco is working in the office today so that he'll get to be home tonight, Chicklet is off, The Pain works days...sounds like one of those rare times when all the kids will be here… Continue reading Happy 4th of July from The Lair!
Life is stressful, right? Everyone needs time to unwind and take care of themselves and that's what Sundays are about for me. Feeding my soul. I know most people will say that self-care should happen every day, and it should, but sometimes life gets away from you. I know it does me, anyway. That's why… Continue reading #SoCS ~ Ooooh, Aaaah ~ In Need of Relaxation
I blog about cleaning and cleaning systems such as The FlyLady, but in the spirit of transparency, I'd like to show you the reality of what my house, particularly my kitchen, often looks like on Friday mornings. I warn you, it's not pretty... In fact, this is what my kitchen looks like this morning. That's… Continue reading The Reality of Being a Housewife
So I've spent two days now working on setting up this space. I've also been working on the business in the odd moments when I needed a break from creating a new blog. While I miss my old blog already, I'm excited for this new space and the possibilities that it represents. I'm looking forward to… Continue reading Lots To Get Done