The Cutoff Point

My hair reached critical mass. Well, it reached it a few weeks ago, but it wasn’t appointment time yet. My loyalty to a great stylist who works in another state means scheduling haircuts way in advance. Some stylists don’t cut a curly girl’s mop differently than straight locks. The poor results: the dreaded frizz triangle….

Writing Matters

I write. I do it because it’s fun and challenging. I do it because it allows me to connect to others like you who support, entertain, and inspire me. I sit down and write because I want to, but honestly, I write because I need to. It’s an impulse I can’t ignore. I started Adventures…

Breathe, Press, and Roll

Eye strain. Headaches. Fatigue. A true fiesta. This party-for-one contains side effects of my visual impairment depending on my environment and my work habits and my health. Treating the physical side effects of a disability means being choosey–medication, physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise, socializing, eating, drinking, resting–so many options exist for stress relief with varying…

The Burn of a Cold

It’s a little early for this, but my body was projecting crisp autumn days with the cooler weather lately and it thought hey, you know what happens every fall? You get sick! Let’s do that, too. It’ll be fun. Not so much. I contracted a mystery ghost cough on Saturday night–only a few occurrences out…