#AMonthOnFilm – Mess

13—Mess The empty pizza pan with remains of leftover homemade pizza we enjoyed for lunch and rainbows—a beautiful mess (to me anyway) #amonthonfilm is a photo project with prompts hosted by two photographers on InstagramPhoto taken: September 13, 2020 For this project I used: Nikon F100, Kodak Portra 400 film developed & scanned by TheContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Mess”

#AMonthOnFilm – Afternoon shadow & pieces

12—Afternoon shadow Early afternoon shadow of a plant that was a gift from a friend during a dark time. I’m thankful for a little more sunshine today after several very cloudy days in a row. 12–Pieces Pieces of a puzzle the kids were working on that also seemed to have some shadows too. I reallyContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Afternoon shadow & pieces”

#AMonthOnFilm – Layers & Blue

11—Layers & Blue The Body Keeps The Score, my blue pencil for underlining, phone and water sitting next to the bath tub my husband filled with water, Epsom salt and essential oils for me. Some of the steps I’m taking. I’m desperate for help in dealing with the layers of trauma, help in managing theContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Layers & Blue”

#AMonthOnFilm – Alone

10—Alone Left alone we wither…even with rain all around us #amonthonfilm is a photo project with prompts hosted by two photographers on InstagramPhoto taken: September 10, 2020 For this project I used: Nikon F100, Kodak Portra 400 film developed & scanned by The Darkroom Lab

#AMonthOnFilm – Open

9—Open Trying to remember to keeps my hands open, not tightly clenched shut with anxiety which produces physical pain in addition to emotional pain. Also, trying to keep my “hands open” to new, healthy opportunities and routines for ongoing healing. A very challenging, scary process that can be rewarding. #amonthonfilm is a photo project withContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Open”

#AMonthOnFilm – I’m feeling…

8—I’m feeling… I’m feeling like a plant trying to grow up through a crack in the sidewalk during the middle of a storm. Growing through concrete is extremely painful and difficult, and people can step on plants growing in the sidewalk. The storm is scary, terrifying, cold, uncomfortable and the rain it brings provides nourishmentContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – I’m feeling…”

#AMonthOnFilm – Hands

7—Hands Ben and Abigail peeling and grating potatoes for potato salad that Gideon requested for his birthday meal. I was so overwhelmed and didn’t feel capable of making potato salad and wanted to be able to make what Gideon requested. Ben told me he would do it, so I just helped with it and feltContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Hands”

#AMonthOnFilm – Looking up

6—Looking up Laying in the grass at sunset, at the edge of the yard where it meets the corn field looking up at the beautiful sky. I listened to the corn blowing in the breeze, heard the loud insects buzzing all around me, felt the breeze blowing across my skin and the pressure of theContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Looking up”

#AMonthOnFilm – Traces of COVID

5—Traces of COVID This probably isn’t what most people think of for traces of covid. People in masks and markers for “social distancing” are very common. Something that seems to be less commonly mentioned is the toll covid is taking on our mental health. I already had intense mental health struggles before covid and nowContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Traces of COVID”

#AMonthOnFilm – Outside looking in

4—Outside looking in My view from the front porch looking in at my family around the table at the end of supper. #amonthonfilm is a photo project with prompts hosted by two photographers on InstagramPhoto taken: September 4, 2020 For this project I used: Nikon F100, Kodak Portra 400 film developed & scanned by TheContinue reading “#AMonthOnFilm – Outside looking in”