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These boots were made for walking

I never intended to use this pic…     This one is for my girls.  These legs of mine that have carried me through the unimaginable.  The legs that help me stand tall and forge forward no matter my circumstances. … Continue Reading →

Remember this.

I remember, as a little girl, seeing and hearing adults that once said “I love you” to one another scream and fight and say awful things.  Whether in shows or real life, even then, I knew it was not right. … Continue Reading →

The hardest part of loving you, is letting go

Practicing non-attachment in life is mostly healthy. The less we attach ourselves to an idea, a person, a thing the less pain there can be if it ceases to be in our lives, basically. Trying it with our children, however…… Continue Reading →

UM-musings

Live out of your imagination, not your history. Steven Covey This one so resonates for me.  Telling my stories, helping others, sharing pain and traumas can keep you living in those past places if you are not careful.  I mantra… Continue Reading →

You are the most precious thing!

Hey Y’all – I know I have not posted in more than a week.  I promise I have countless drafts to catch up on, it has just been one of those times in life where it feels like this one… Continue Reading →

Life drama – it just happens like that!

Drama, drama – don’t save it for your mama, she has enough to deal with! During a catch-up sesh yesterday the person I was speaking with had A LOT to talk about. Now, let me interject here that I, like… Continue Reading →

So, why are you single?

Insert facepalm! Hmmm – I don’t know if this is a good question or just annoying.  For the most part, my immediate reaction is annoyance.  But if I stop and think about it, there could be some depth to it. … Continue Reading →

This is my 200th post!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Did those exclamation points convey my excitement?! Man! I had a serious check in with myself last night. (Thanks to a coach I’ll talk more about later.) I have no more excuses. Joseph is a minute away from his own… Continue Reading →

Burying yourself in work when you are suffering is terrible advice!

I know, I speak from experience.  I found that in my past my only way to survive was to bury all feeling and emotion and turn on the autopilot function.  Get up, parent, work, parent some more, feign interest in… Continue Reading →

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