a mile in my shoes

I walked a mile today. That might not seem like much. There was a very recent point when that wasn’t even a warm-up, when I didn’t break a sweat on a five-mile walk unless it was 80 degrees out, when I could hardly go...

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at sea

you are not broken. you do not need to be fixed. you are wounded and you will heal. you are whole – even if you do not feel this right now. i see you whole and i will hold you this way until you remember. you will heal. you...

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the things that sustain us

After five months of being ill, and two surgeries, I am on the other side. I am recovering. I am healing. I am building up my strength. I am a MAGIC HEALING PERSON. Or so one of my surgeons tells me. (I like him.) There were...

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healing with joy

Yesterday was two weeks since my unexpected and somewhat urgent surgery for the sinus infection that has been kicking my ass since early April. I feel a lot like a wobbly new giraffe. Getting my strength back will take some time...

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