Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith. ~Henry Ward Beecher Yesterday I received a phone call from the Intake Coordinator at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital: my older son’s application for intake into their Eating Disorder . . .
Every action of your life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. ~Edwin Hubbell Chapin Over the weekend I searched Next Door under “In Search Of” (ISO), it is like a game, looking for people who are looking for things that I am trying to get rid or/pass along in my journey toward . . .
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. ~ Roy Disney Last week when I went in to see my doctor, she asked me how I was doing. “Overwhelmed. I think ‘overwhelmed’ is my word for this year” I told her. My doctor is kind; she told me that this was normal: my body . . .
Change always comes bearing gifts. ~Price Pritchett Last week when I went to the doctor’s office for treatment, I told the Erica, the physician’s assistant that I was planning a trip to the UK in May; I had made the decision to go last October when I had a feeling a part of me was missing: I had . . .
"Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a different way to stand." - Oprah Winfrey Last week I had a call with an Intake Coordinator at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. I was relieved to find out that Stanford is treating ARFID in . . .
The words you choose to say something are just as important as the decision to speak. ~Author Unknown During Ski Week, my younger son and spent the week hanging out together and doing a variety of activities; toward the end of the week, we visited my Dad and went out to lunch with him. My . . .
When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time." ~Author Unknown Three weeks ago, I received an email invitation from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford: YCHU Lecture: How the Other Half Eats: Sensitive, Fearful and Low Appetite Problems in Youths. I scanned over . . .
Whatever we do lays a seed in our deepest consciousness, and one day that seed will grow. ~Sakyong Mipham My younger son was upset with me last week as we drove off for a “Mom and Me” outing to Santa Cruz. He was out of school for Ski Week and we had made plans to do something each day leading . . .
The appearance of a disease is swift as an arrow; its disappearance slow, like a thread. ~Chinese Proverb I’ve had a cold for the past few days, and while it’s a bit uncomfortable, I am glad it’s just a cold. I never seemed to get a cold, instead, I suffered from chronic sinus infections. It . . .
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. ~Will Rogers Last week, on the way to a doctor’s appointment, I glanced at my younger son sitting in the front seat, head tilted down, eyes glued to his iPhone. He was wearing his favorite faded black . . .