Category Archives: Surviving What You Cannot Control

Surviving Letting Go of Our Dog Taffy

Tweet     It has been a year tomorrow that we had to let our boy cross over.  He had been struggling with a cough that we could never seem to get diagnosed properly.  We tried everything.  We tried different vets and he was misdiagnosed.  He was also put on meds that he did not […]

Surviving Selecting the Unfriend Option on Facebook

Tweet Surviving selecting the unfriend option on Facebook comes with many different emotions.  Many times it is easy to let go, other times it is not. Easy To Let Go: The Facebook drama queen or king It is all about them boring Facebook shit The political idiot The gamer The pervert on Facebook Those who […]

Surviving Being the Convenient Friend Until

Tweet Surviving being the convenient friend until a better offer comes along was something that happened to me as a teenager.  Marsha, my “best friend” would make plans with me to go out to our local dance club, to the movies, to dinner, whatever, and if a better offer came a long (a date) I […]

Surviving A Broken Bullshit Meter

Tweet I write this for another blog site – don’t you just love the term “bullshit meter” well most of us have one, sometimes it works, sometimes the other person is so good they don’t set it off – so here goes: I came face to face with my own authenticity recently after being faced […]

Surviving the Narcissist 2

Tweet I really did not think when I wrote my original blog post about surviving the narcissist that there would be a follow-up so soon.  I knew there would be a follow up because when I put the original article on Facebook I had people sharing it all over the place.  I knew I had […]

Surviving The Disappointing Truth

Tweet When you get hit in the face with the disappointing truth many times you find yourself bouncing off the nearest wall or running and ducking for cover. Many times the disappointing truth wears a disguise and other times it comes rolling in like the waves of an angry storm. My latest adventure with the […]

Surviving When Someone You Care About is Dying

Tweet Sarah is finishing her radiation treatment of her brain.  You see her breast cancer has traveled there and the cancer cells decided that living there would serve them well because cancer cells are insidious bastards.  They are squatters, they invade and embed themselves all the while celebrating the fact that they will take you […]

Social Media ~ Adapt and Thrive, or Adapt or Die?

Tweet There really is a right answer of course.  You want to adapt and thrive and not feel like something was forced down your throat. I live away from a large city, in a county that is beginning to understand that social media is a very important part of offline marketing.  When used and understood […]

Do We Really Die?

Tweet Yesterday a friend left his physical body and now lives in our hearts and minds. We are physically born and we pay rent over time to the physical form that houses us, and when our form is altered in some respect by a disease or accident the rent has been paid in full.  Whom […]

#RideItLikeYouStoleIt… Life.

Tweet We take so much for granted in life.  We take each day, carve it into the segments of our lives, go to sleep and wake up to do it all over again.  Most of us don’t spend a second thinking about dying, note the keywords there are “most of us”. However there are people […]