Tag Archives: Health

The Wondertwins Turn 9!

October 18, 2018

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This pretty much says it all… Who would have thought that 9 years ago tonight, at 11:30 pm as I lay in the hospital bed watching SNL and listening to KSP’s increasingly heavy breathing as he drifted softly to sleep that I would go into labor. That just 8 hours later, I would have 2 […]

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My Minivan Mid-Life Identity Crisis…

November 25, 2013

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The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose. ~Richard Grant This particular post is one I have been wanting to write for ages, but perhaps acknowledging my own insecurities and inadequacies here in writing was even a bit much for me. Yet, I know I am not alone, so […]

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The Wondertwins turn 4!

October 18, 2013

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“When the most important things in our life happen we quite often do not know , at the moment, what is going on.” C.S. Lewis Four years ago this morning truer words could not have been spoken. I had really no idea what was going on other than my babies had just arrived and it […]

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The soul surpasses what the mind thinks is possible.

October 1, 2013

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“The mind determines what’s possible, the soul surpasses it.” ~ Pilar Coolinta Today is a big day. Today one year ago my soul was put to work beyond any measure I could have imagined. Until then, my mind had been doing most of the deciding what’s possible. What E, could handle, what could happen, how […]

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A spectrum of vulnerability.

May 31, 2013

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“It is not our toughness that keeps us warm at night, but our tenderness which makes others want to keep us warm.” ~ Harold Lyon I have never really been good at asking directly for help.  In many ways it always felt like I was somehow in turn admitting I was weak.  Even now, I […]

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One More Mini to Love….it’s a new “newfavoriteday.”

March 6, 2013

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“A new baby is the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” ~ Eda J. Le Shan Yes, you are reading this right.  The Pruitt clan is expanding.  It’s been quiet around this blog, mostly as this quote isn’t entirely representative of where my mental state started when I found out I was […]

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The Grace of Angels…

October 9, 2012

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“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Today, I sat on this beach…the wind was warm as the sun shone down on my face with just a trace of the cool fall air hinting at what’s to come. […]

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An “Angel” among us…

October 4, 2012

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“When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts.” ~ Unknown Since the day my precious minis were born nearly 3 years ago, I have called them my […]

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One Sunrise at a Time…

September 20, 2012

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Enthusiasm is a kind of faith that has been set on fire. ~ George Matthew Adams Hello!  It’s been so long, the longest time I have gone without coming here and saying hello. I suppose in the balls that could drop, this is really the only one I could let go without feeling like it […]

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Lost and Found on Hallowed Ground.

September 11, 2012

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“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” ~ Norman Victor Peale As I watch the lone police man walking through the deserted streets under the too bright halogen lights, I feel a sense of wonder. My hotel room overlooks the World Trade Center Memorial and reconstruction. […]

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