Beyond Mommyhood

Time Travel

by Heligirl on February 18, 2016

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Hello from three years later. Obviously life stepped in and took me away from this little depository of ramblings, insight and sometimes helpful advice. Unfortunately, it’s not due to being kidnapped and carnally used by Peter Bishop in another dimension. (Damn it.) I’d like to say I took a three-year sabbatical and have returned with […]

Gaining Perspective

by Heligirl on March 13, 2013

in Beyond Mommyhood

What’s really important to you? That sounds like a simple enough question, but give it some real thought. The first thing jumping to mind may not be right. Or is it? Ponder it a bit. There’s no penalty for changing your answer. A friend recently posed that question to me. At first it seemed simple […]


by Heligirl on February 23, 2013

in Beyond Mommyhood

Why is it that we sometimes put so much stock into acceptance from others? As if the very validation of our existence hangs on the approval of one person or a handful of people? My rational self reminds me the only person whose opinion of me I should ever consider is my own. I should […]

When Passion Finds You

by Heligirl on February 10, 2013

in Beyond Mommyhood

Do you know what it’s like to want something? I mean really want something. So much so that you develop a cop on a high speed chase kind of tunnel vision while you ignore the infernal screams of your rational mind warning of the most certain impending doom of that hairpin turn ahead? That’s a […]

A Moral Dilemma

by Heligirl on November 7, 2012

in Beyond Mommyhood

When hearing of a tragic event in someone’s life, where in they’ve lost a part of themselves, be it a limb, a sense, or an ability, I often turn in on myself and ask that impossible question – if given a choice, and told I had to choose one or lose my life – which […]

The Importance of Doing Nothing

by Heligirl on September 4, 2012

in Beyond Mommyhood

I’ve been remiss in blogging lately due to being way too bogged down with life to have time to write. I’ve so much to tell you, like how I picked up knitting and have made some really awesome things and wonderful new friends. Or how we went to Yellowstone and how sweetness picked up photography […]

I went out onto the patio the other morning and this creature had made itself at home on the table. It wasn’t phased by me sliding a tape measure behind it to get perspective. Gaaaaaaa! Tweet

Drinking My Way to Happiness

by Heligirl on August 8, 2012

in Beyond Mommyhood

If you’ve been following along with my sporadic ramblings you might have caught that mention of losing weight and trying to up the old energy level. I’m starting to believe this is an urban myth that only Olympians who’ve not been told their Gran-Grans died two years ago because they were in sequestered training by […]