It’s Okay to Go Slow and Do What Feels Familiar

I set out to go for a short run in my neighborhood this morning. The weather was pretty gloomy, as it has been for the last few days, but I opted to run outside because I knew I needed it. This year has been heavy for everyone for many reasons, but for me it has … Continue reading It’s Okay to Go Slow and Do What Feels Familiar

There Are No Mistakes — Only Lessons

One day in the summer of 2014, about four years after my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she and I were hanging out in the pool at her house. It had been a trying summer, as my husband was away at a school for the military. His graduation was coming up in a few weeks … Continue reading There Are No Mistakes — Only Lessons