What if he dies?

Submitted January 25th, 2016
By for Life, Uncategorized

As I chatted about life, my control issues, my constant trying to bypass any negative impact on my life, I found myself sobbing. It was a major breakthrough and as you may know, breakthroughs in therapy are exhausting, reflecting, and disheartening. It means you’ve come far, but you’ve got a lot of work ahead. My […]

What if he dies?
January 25th, 2016 by

As I chatted about life, my control issues, my constant trying to bypass any negative impact on my life, I found myself sobbing. It was a major breakthrough and as you may know, breakthroughs in therapy are exhausting, reflecting, and disheartening. It means you’ve come far, but you’ve got a lot of work ahead. My […]

Learning Empathy
December 18th, 2015 by

For the past several weeks I’ve felt a calm in my heart and soul. Sadness has been creeping in – thinking about Kevin, putting down our oldest dog, coming up on the due date of the child we lost in miscarriage – but over the past several weeks I’ve never once felt that I couldn’t […]

7
October 28th, 2015 by

There are few memories ingrained in my like my last 12 hours with Kevin.  7 years ago this morning Kevin’s breathing slowed and he passed away after an intense four month battle with a rare cancer – angiosarcoma.  It is a moment etched in my life and a date as significant as a birthday.  It […]

Natural Healing
October 22nd, 2015 by

Even when my lungs burn up the trail and I remember how deeply out of shape I am, I put one boot in front of the other and remind myself that this is healing in so many ways.  I know that my muscles are building, fat is melting, lung power increasing, and soul and mind […]

Explore the Elements
March 2nd, 2015 by

I’ve felt like most of my blogs as of late have been very broad, sort of, where’s life heading? kind of posts.  I’m happy to take some time this evening to post pictures that represent the 4 elements: Earth, Fire, Water and Air.  My friend Amber DeGrace nominated me on her blog – thanks Amber! The […]

Seeking Solitude
March 5th, 2014 by

I moved to Montana in 2006 for many reasons. Chasing the beauty of the first thunderstorm I saw in its mountains in 2002 Finding a new path for life Exploring a different route of education Being able to make it on my own It’s only now that I discovered the other reason why I went […]

Brenda Lee Free’s Guide to the #ExtraGive
November 19th, 2015 by

It’s the annual Extraordinary Give hosted by the Lancaster County Community Foundation stretched by at least $300,000.  The day to give is Friday, November 20th.  It can be overwhelming to go to the website and see all the various nonprofits in need of donations, so here’s my breakdown of great nonprofits that have impacted my life […]

Hippocamp – a writers’ camp that includes the novice
August 2nd, 2015 by

I recently asked Donna Talarico, founder and publisher of Hippocampus Magazine and Hippocamp – A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers, the benefits that novice writers would find in attending her upcoming camp which is next week right here in downtown Lancaster, PA.  I have friends and readers from all levels of writing; attending a camp […]

Pecha Kucha Presentation – Unearth: Restoring my spirit protecting the lands of my birth
January 27th, 2015 by

Below is the breakdown of my presentation at Tellus 360 tonight for their Pecha Kucha event.  I hope to have video up of this soon, but in the meantime, here are my thoughts and photos: Good Evening, I’m Brenda Lee Sieglitz and I’m here tonight tell you about the land that I love – which […]