Add Your Blog | | Signup
Dragonfly Cottage · 16h ago

The Experiment: Day 209 ~ Because Today Red Lipstick Is Saving Me…

When I started my ketogenic journey 6 months ago, at 333 pounds, it was daunting, having so much weight to lose. I knew that the way to handle it was to break it down into what felt like more manageable goals. My first goal was to break 300 pounds. H...
Dragonfly Cottage · 1d ago

The Experiment: Day 208 ~ A Quiet Peaceful Day and A Few Things I Have Learned…

My tiny girl Delilah asleep in my lap… Life is settling as life does after a loss. I know that there will be moments that I am sideswiped again, it will rise and take my breath away. But as ...
Dragonfly Cottage · 2d ago

The Experiment: Day 207 ~ The Healing Rays Of The Sun…

Art can be very healing. I appreciate that. And I appreciate the fact that I started the day drawing, it was actually the first blog post I wrote today, or rather I wrote most of it, but it for some reason took me more down than up. The drawing was a...
Dragonfly Cottage · 4d ago

The Experiment: Day 206 ~ Drawing Through The Tears, and Facing Hard Truths…

It is the kind of day that taking xanax would have been a welcome relief. And part of me wants to write about anything else but the truth of how brutal the pain of this loss is, and what it has done to me. I am waking up again afraid of everything, a...
Dragonfly Cottage · 4d ago

The Experiment: Day 205 ~ Honoring Tanner In The Garden…

Tanner is gone a week now. I was teary this morning but I begin to feel that subtle shift. It is what happens in the first stages of acceptance. I will miss my little boy forever, part of me...
Dragonfly Cottage · 6d ago

The Experiment: Day 204 ~ The Clock Is Ticking On Week 1, Grief Without Meds, and The Door To Other Losses…

First of all I want to thank all of you who have left comments here, and written me lovely...
Dragonfly Cottage · 6d ago

The Experiment: Day 203 ~ When Sleep Doesn’t Come And There Are No Words…

Nights can be scary in the best of times. During the day you can call someone, you can, if...
Dragonfly Cottage · 1w ago

The Experiment: Day 202 ~ The Ordinary Things…

Today Rachel came over and brought me tulips… It is almost 5:30 p.m. I made it through a long day of going out and doing things that had to be done. Therapy, grocery shopping, the ordinary things, but at 6:30 when I woke up this morning and couldn’t ...
Dragonfly Cottage · 1W ago

The Experiment: Day 201 ~ On Grief, Faith, And The Balm Of A Good Book…

The Wheel Of Belonging is available from Katya Sabaroff Taylor through her Creative Arts & Healing website… It has been 4 days since Tanner died. It’s odd writing that because 4 nights ago, at this time, he was still with me.  Grief is such a complic...
Dragonfly Cottage · 1W ago

The Experiment: Day 200 ~ A New Day, A New Week, And A Little News…

It is so hard to begin a new week without my boy Tanner, but life goes on and time moves s...