Thoughts On Health…. Thyroid

“When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large.” -Albert F. Geoffrey Our thyroids do so much for us. The thyroid is one of the main centers of control in our body… we have so many parts that help coordinate and regulate our organism as a whole… the brain, the heart, the pineal gland, the thyroid… all of these organs work for our entire body… maintaining the health of our body as a complete organism. Unlike the big toe, who is maintaining health for itself, the big […]

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Poem of My Life

This is a poem about my life. It is very raw and real and the truest thing I know, for me. It is the story of my existence. I feel like I’ve had two lives… I’ve been two people… the person I was before my family, and the person I have become, almost instantly, after becoming a mother. The person I was before… I don’t love to think about her. I was creative and full of energy, but also full of nerves and never ever comfortable in my own skin. Often critical of others and preferring to compete with life

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Thoughts on Health… the Heart, Part 2

“I know in this moment, we are connected, we are one. In our hearts, we are non-physical. I see through the illusion, I see through the separation. I am in the now. I am in love. I am in freedom. I am.” – Story Waters If you missed the first part of this Thoughts on Health series… part 1 of the heart, you might want to take a look at it here. In it, I represent the disease process of the heart, as it builds plaques and walls in it’s vasculature and creates a brittle, suffocating environment. The way out

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My Favorite Thing… in my Dining Room

I am making my second stop in my Friday series (Favorite Thing In My Home…) in my dining room. I went in there to take a look around, stand in appreciation of what I have, and pick the one thing I treasure most about this room of my house. But first, I had to do a little straightening. Because truly, folks, there are a million and one blogs out there showing perfectly amazing women doing amazing crafts and everything always turns out perfectly. And looks beautiful. And if there is one thing I know, it’s that my blog ain’t that

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Guest blog on being an Artist Trapped in a Physician’s body

First of all, YIPPEE! My blog is back! I hated not being able to post this past week and a half… but I’m up and running again, with a new website. There are lots of new features, starting with a main homepage, and tabs for the shop, my blog, etc… On Monday, I temporarily was able to satisfy my urge to blog (while my own site was down for construction) by guest blogging on the fabulous Art Snark’s blog. I wrote an article on how the world of health collides with the world of art. Please check it out! I’ll

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I just came across a collection of poems I had written several years ago, when my kids were babies. This poem is about those intense moments, especially in the earlier years, when you feel that you are spending everything you have, and digging very deeply to find enough energy and time, to care for your kids. I remember those times much more fondly now that they are few and far between. Actually, I miss them. But I still can have moments where I am overwhelmed at everything I need to do, and how important a job it is, being a

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Songbird tutorial

My goal each day is to find my heartsong… something that makes my heart sing out loud. So it’s not surprising that I’ve been a bit obsessed with birds lately. We have 8 as pets. And they pop up all the time in my paintings. And my sewing. Chirpy little songbirds… I can’t get enough. So I am here today to share them with you. I love softie birds… there are lots of patterns for them out there, I know. Your best buddy Google will hook you up if you want to take a look at all of the hundreds

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