Freshening up and a Note of Thanks in the New Year

As we begin a new year, I want to say thank you to my Stacy's Flutterings followers! I truly am thankful for each one of you. And I look forward to visiting with you this year! And I have to be honest! I can't believe I haven't blogged in over a year! Wow! Time is … Continue reading Freshening up and a Note of Thanks in the New Year

A Broken Understanding

Last weekend, our little family among millions accomplished something grand. It’s actually so monumental to us as a family that I imagine that the universe celebrated along with us at the very moment that it happened maybe even with the creation of a new star out there somewhere in the galaxy. The residue from broken … Continue reading A Broken Understanding

Hushing the Sounds of Social Stigma | A Quiet Book Reveal

Today is a great day. The weather is beautiful here in Florida. The sun, outside my office window, is shining. The sky is blue and riddled with cottony white, fluffy clouds, and yet I sit feeling nervous, and I ponder what to do. What is it that is making me so nervous, and what is holding me back? Sadly, … Continue reading Hushing the Sounds of Social Stigma | A Quiet Book Reveal

Infantry Blue 57’

On Sunday July 31st, 2011, Bill and I began an incredible volunteer journey alongside the Karla Smith Foundation, BringChange2Mind and ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and thousands of other volunteers helping build a new home for an amazing wounded warrior and his family.  After that incredible experience we had no idea that within seven months … Continue reading Infantry Blue 57’

Guest Speaker Kim Talks About Strength…

Today, I have a special guest speaker!  Her name is Kim.  She will be sharing her thoughts about what it means to her to be strong, especially during some of the most challenging of times.  Thank you Kim for your insight!  I admire your strength and courage!  It is healthily contagious and to be commended! … Continue reading Guest Speaker Kim Talks About Strength…

Embedded Reporter A.K.A. Mom Reveals Truths from the Battlefield of Mental Illness

There is no research behind this blog post.  What you are about to read are just simply thoughts from a mom. I haven't blogged as frequently as I would like to because we have been tending to the home-front.  We are experiencing turbulence with our loved one, and that has naturally affected my desire to … Continue reading Embedded Reporter A.K.A. Mom Reveals Truths from the Battlefield of Mental Illness

15 Ways I Ran At Bipolar Disorder

I just want to share a thought I've had recently about facing the challenges of mental illness.  Instead of running away from bipolar disorder, when it made it's grand entrance into our lives a few years ago, I decided to run at it! How does someone run at something as severe as bipolar disorder?  It … Continue reading 15 Ways I Ran At Bipolar Disorder