Author Archives: Marylef's Meanderings

I am celebrating


I’m dealing with a lot. Probably not as much as some people but more than I’ve ever had to deal with before. I’m trying to be strong and not let my problems define me. I have these amazing examples of … Continue reading

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I’m so sad today


I told her how happy I was that I wouldn’t have to sweep cigarette and cigar butts from my patio any more now that my upstairs neighbors have moved. She laughed at me – she does that a lot – … Continue reading

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Me too…


Yesterday someone I know, not a friend, maybe an acquaintance, brought up the “me too” campaign. Her take on it was that if these women had really been injured or physically assaulted then they would’ve come forward at the time … Continue reading

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I am strong


I am good. I am happy. I am positive. I am worthy.  I am strong.  I have been feeling this cloud of negativity beginning to descend upon me the last few weeks and today, quite by accident I discovered why. … Continue reading

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Cancer sucks


So I have cancer. It’s so weird to actually type that. I’ve known for a while and I’ve shared with my loved ones etc. I always start out telling people the same way. “I am okay now and I am … Continue reading

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What has happened to me?


When did I stop fighting back? When did I give up on standing up for my rights or others? When did I become afraid? Is it age? Am I getting soft? Am I more fearful? Is it the times we … Continue reading

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Today


Today it has been four years since we lost Dad. I don’t really have a lot to say about it. I have a lot of stuff going around in my head. Some good memories and some bad. I hope he … Continue reading

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