Archive for the Family Category


My Father Friend requested me!

42 Days of Teresa – Day 32 Can you believe that?  My father, my abuser, casually sends a Facebook friend request to me. No message or context. Truly it happened months ago but I’m writing about it now.  I can say that it surprised me. Then, the strangest thing happened that surprised me even more. […]

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Leap Year on Leap Year

42 Days of Teresa – day 29 We loved this little guy.  He was sweet gecko.  Whenever my son sees a picture of him, he’s sad and glad to have had the time we did with him.  Funny how little beings can have such a strong impact in our lives.  

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Herbal Tea, yes please.

42 Days of Teresa – day 27 I have yet to eat anything. I just can’t. It takes too much energy.  My kids have been bringing me loose leaf herbal tea with fresh ginger, lemon, honey and oil of oregano in it. Something has to get me jump started.  Now for more sleep.  For my […]

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If you need me, I’m in bed

42 Days of Teresa – day 26 For realz.  This woman is drained of any sort of energy.  Time for more sleep and herbal tea.  My kids are angels. Just sayin’. <3

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Full Moons and Healing

42 Days of Teresa – day 22 Well that energy that was leaving my body left a lovely virus in it’s place.  My throat is horribly sore and every muscle in my body feels weak and shaky.  I am so blessed to have my kids to help look after me and my husband who will […]

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Something is Off

42 Days of Teresa – day 21 All day I have been completely unable to focus.  My energy is leaving and I have to respect that my body is telling me to rest.  Maybe this full moon energy has something to do with it.  I know I have been needing to take some time for […]

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Some days are tough

42 Days of Teresa – day 19 Ya know what? I have been discombobulated lately.  My energy is off.  I haven’t had a good night sleep in over a week.  Why? I don’t know.  Do I need to know?  I don’t think so.  I can just observe this in my body.  I can choose to […]

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I stopped caring about what you think

42 days of Teresa – day 5 I grew up in a household where everything was about how it looked.  The house was to be kept in a way that people could arrive at any moment and all would be presentable, because “what would people think?”  Even our play clothes were always in good repair, […]

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