What is Enough for Christmas?

I woke up feeling a little sad and very inadequate. When I peeled back the feeling of inadequacy, I found it was related to Christmas. I think I got off to a good start with my holiday preparations, but then I got a little side-tracked with some other life issues that...

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Such Love

Today is Easter. I've had somewhat of a rough day. It's been an emotional week. I'm not sure why....just lots of stuff coming up (and hopefully out) for me. This weekend I have been grieving a major loss from many years ago. A loss that I had never really recognized...

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The Big Shut Down

I used to shut down all the time. I didn't even know that I did it...didn't realize that I had any choice in the matter. Shutting down is a big component of my depression. Shutting down means that when emotional pain like sorrow, anxiety, sadness, fear, or any of...

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Before I begin this topic I need to issue a warning. I must caution you to not face this pain alone! You will need support. A counselor is a good starting place. I'm also a big fan of support groups. It's hard to explain how much healing has happened for me in my...

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Let the Healing Begin

I can't begin to tell you all the hurdles and roadblocks that have kept me from writing these very words for months. It's embarrassing and sort of pathetic. Once I knew that I was to write and share about some of my healing, I just sort of shut down. At the risk of...

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Pam Stahl
Hi Friends! Welcome!
I’m the resident Crazy Girl here and I’m so glad you stopped by. I’m all about hope and healing and being happy….That’s the payoff that happens as you uncork the pain in your heart and feel your feelings! Gasp!!