Author Archives: Donna Heilman

About Donna Heilman

I am a writer that lives in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex with my husband, 2 dogs, and 10 cats. I am currently working on my novel, Rapture, as well as writing poetry and some short non-fiction. I am honestly writing this blog to feel more connected with other creative people.

Day 180: Short and To the Point

I am running on about 2 hours of sleep and am about half brain dead after taking a required online safety training class that took most of the day and I still have material that I have to study offline.  … Continue reading

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Day 179: Taking It Easy

Rick’s procedure was moved to May 29th because his blood pressure is still too low for them to do it today.  I decided to stay home anyway since I had the day off planned for over a month.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Day 178: Ebb & Flow

Ebb and flow tells us that things happen in their own time…things are taken away and things are given.  There are things that we as humans have absolutely no control over.  Many times we think that we have that control, … Continue reading

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Day 177: Things Are Looking Up

It’s a new day and a new week.  The sun is shining again and it’s a nice day even though it’s a bit cooler out there…but there’s no wind so that is pretty awesome.  And, I saw my 1st dragonfly … Continue reading

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Day 176: Recuperating

After shaking up my very necessarily rigid sleep schedule, I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to get back on it.  Sleep is such an f’d up thing for me…insomnia at night, delayed sleep syndrome, and then narcolepsy during … Continue reading

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Day 175: I Only Thought That I Knew What Chaos Was

Well, I missed a day of my 365-day blogging challenge but there was a reason for it.  My poor husband who is on 2 heavy duty blood thinners…Plavix and Xarelto…lacerated his inner thigh at 1:00am yesterday morning and began to … Continue reading

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Day 174: Chaos

I realized today that I am more comfortable when life is chaotic.  I also realized that, with a few exceptions, I’ve never really known anything but chaos.  My childhood was chaotic because of my parents’ relationship.  My 20’s were chaotic … Continue reading

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Day 173: When We Really Want Something

When we decide that we want something…I mean REALLY want something…how hard are we willing to work for it?  I’m talking about wanting something truly life-changing.  The life-changing thing that I want more than I can express is to be … Continue reading

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Day 172: Beautiful Spring Day

It is gorgeous out there today after all the major storms that came through the area last night and early this morning.  Lot’s of thunder, lightning, rain, wind, and hail, which caused a lot of damage in some areas.  That … Continue reading

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Day 171: Tired but ThingsWere Accomplished

There is still more to do but at least I got those shelves from hell assembled and put them where I wanted them.  I finally abandoned (tore them into little pieces) the pictographs that were more confusing than helpful.  I … Continue reading

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