Category Archives: friendship

My new blog- please respond…

Hello, friends. I’ve changed my blog name to http://www.lorilara.com. I really want to stay connected. Please visit my site and click follow so we can stay connected…sorry if this is a duplicate message. I’m not a very techie person. :/Continue reading

Posted in addiction, anxiety, blog, brain cancer, christianity, co-dependency, depression, eating disorders, EMDR, fear, friendship, Glioblastoma Multiforme, grace, gratitude, grief work, guilt, healing, hope, inspiration, love, mother daughter relationships, motherhood, parenting, ptsd, recovery, secrets, self help, shame, spiritual healing, spirituality, therapy, trauma | 2 Comments

The saddest day of my life and my greatest hope…

Tomorrow, January 4th, would be my lifelong best friend’s 42nd birthday. I write would be because sadly she was killed by a drunk driver almost 6 years ago, so she’s not here to celebrate with us. She was killed by … Continue reading

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A proper thank you to my blogging friends…

I just started blogging in July and I’m shocked, literally and truly shocked, at how many wonderful people I’ve met in such a short time. It’s like God is raining down a deluge of blessings upon my computer with people … Continue reading

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There is no wisdom without you…

I was talking with a friend about the wisdom of shared suffering and how much I appreciate the honesty of my dear friends and my new blog friends. When I hear about my friends’ struggles I know I’m learning something … Continue reading

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To my friends who are hurting on Thanksgiving

This is a special Thanksgiving message to everyone who’s hurting. Holidays can be especially hard for those of us struggling with PTSD, depression, and/ or addiction. Just the simple task of thinking of reasons to be thankful can be exhausting … Continue reading

Posted in addiction, anxiety, blog, brain cancer, christianity, depression, eating disorders, fear, friendship, Glioblastoma Multiforme, grief work, guilt, healing, hope, inspiration, love, motherhood, ptsd, recovery, secrets, self help, shame, spiritual healing, trauma | 15 Comments

Merry Christmas, Darn it!

I really didn’t mean to be sacrilegious when I entitled this post. I’m simply passionate about what I’m about to write, and I sincerely hope it doesn’t offend anyone. If it does offend you, well, I hope you’ll stick with … Continue reading

Posted in addiction, anxiety, blog, brain cancer, christianity, friendship, Glioblastoma Multiforme, healing, hope, love, spiritual healing | 13 Comments

The power of a woman

My very dear friend, Amy, inspired me to write this post awhile back. I had been terribly betrayed by a close friend many years ago and it resulted in me closing my heart for almost 10 years. I never thought … Continue reading

Posted in blog, friendship, healing, hope, inspiration, love, recovery | 11 Comments