My Journey

Another Mother’s Day Without My Son

For many years now I have dreaded Mother’s Day, not because I don’t have my Mom, but because my grown children don’t appreciate that they still have their Mom. I feel like I’m an afterthought. It seems like everything changed when I moved to...

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I Need to Ramble

I renamed the header on my blog to Ramblin' with Anna a few weeks ago as I thought it better suited me since I either ramble with my words or ramble with my life in so many ways. I can never sit still too long and have moved more times than I...

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Gone But Not Forgotten

February 2nd marked the thirteen anniversary of the year I lost my beloved, Brian. He was only forty-six when he went to be with the Lord. Way too young in my opinion. Our older children were married with children of their own, but our youngest...

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I Must Always Remember to Breathe

Remembering to breathe when your met with major life decisions is not always an easy task. This past year has been a real struggle for me. It started in December of 2019 when my husband and I separated. That time did not last very long, but in...

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A Snowy Day in January

Yesterday was a great day for snow! When I first moved to Nashville back in December 2009 there were many people who told me it didn't snow here, but that first January we received quite a bit of snow. Much more than I have seen here since. I...

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End of Year Weight Loss Update

It's been six months since I give an update on my weight loss journey and I'm sorry to say I slipped way more than I thought I would. After devoting nine long months to the program I went off the rails. My life hit some major roadblocks and my...

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