Diabetes Diaries


Yesterday I found out I have Type 2 Diabetes.  I was pretty pissed off. In fact, I was a mess of emotions.  I was sad, mad, frustrated, scared and annoyed.  What I wasn’t, really, was  surprised.  You see, many of my female relatives have had Diabetes. I’ve learned a lot about Diabetes from my Dad, […]

Keep Moving Forward


Have you ever been so overwhelmed by everything you need to get done that all you can do it sit down and do NOTHING on your list, like read Facebook for 2-3 hours and then think DAMN, jump up and do things like crazy for an hour then exhaust yourself? When you feel as if […]

Another Mother’s Child


I learned a very important lesson about Grace this week from another woman’s child. My husband and I try to make time every week or so to run out without the kids and get a quick bite to eat and some alone time. A “date night”, kinda, that included a quick trip to the grocery […]

Today I Hugged a Stranger


Today, I hugged a stranger. Actually, I stood outside with my arms wrapped around her as we both sobbed. I don’t know her name. In fact, I don’t know anything about her except that I jumped up from my seat at the Vet’s office to open the door for her as she walked out with […]

What’s New at Lake Compounce


One of our favorite places to go in Connecticut is the Nutmeg State’s own amusement park, Lake Compounce.  Located just over an hour from our house, Lake Compounce was one of our summer go-to staples, but they’ve upped the ante with some really cool additions this year! Why is Lake Compounce our favorite? The RIDES!  […]

Soaring to the New England Air Museum


Connecticut might be a small state, but it is very full of exciting things to do! June 14th was Connecticut Open House Day, and I had a chance to visit a few wonderful places with a group of bloggers and some friends from The Department  of Tourism. Our first stop was the New England Air […]