Radical Surgery

Scoliosis. The word conjures images of leaning over in the middle school locker room while the coach checked my spine for abnormalities. An extremely uncomfortable situation became an area of concern when I failed the spine test. My spine has an s-curve with a twist. I like to think of my spine as just being…

When I Don’t Want to Be Me

“I wish I could be just about anyone other than me.” When a friend told me this, it broke my heart. Her despair was understandable. She had been emotionally abused or neglected her entire life–by her father, mother, stepfather, boyfriends, friends, siblings. She was broken and tired. She had been plodding along the road to…

Do You Still Want It Fixed?

It seems like every retail store offers some type of warranty on its products. Most times we roll the dice, thinking by the time the product needs a repair, the extra warranty we diligently paid for 2 years would’ve provided the money to buy a brand new product.  However, when my husband bought my engagement…