Amy McCalister Wander No More Niagara Falls, NY

// My Ultimate Goal In Life//

These past few weeks I have been Facebook and phone avoidy. Usually, this means trouble to those who know me well and ElizabethGadd3in the past they were right. This time was a very well deserved retreat from mindless web-surfing and phone calls and texts that just keep adding to the one thing I try desperately to avoid but always seem to attract, drama. Instead I specifically sought out information and…

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Going Through The Motions Of Life

I have spent many days in recovery just surviving. Surviving the guilt, the pain, the memories. They consume me.

Going Through The Motions Of Life

I have spent many days in recovery just surviving. Surviving the guilt, the pain, the memories. They consume me.

// Racing Thoughts and Anxiety//

Racing Thoughts and Anxiety

I used to and still on occasion, ok more then just on occasion, obsess about the past and the future. I have trouble just being in the how-to-cope-with-panic-attacks-wideplayermoment. I have the tools but applying the tools is very different. Here’s where the raw, real Amy is beginning to be revealed and this is how I hope to achieve what I’m setting out to do by writing about my challenges and struggles and how I deal with them.

My…

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Solitude is not isolation…

She’s all alone in a sea of fear. It makes it hard for her to talk to people, to them how she feels.

Solitude is not isolation…

She’s all alone in a sea of fear. It makes it hard for her to talk to people, to them how she feels.

6 Signs You Might be a Kitchen Witch

I’ve been told so many times I’m a kitchen witch! Funny it seems to run in the family on my mom’s side, we’re so tied to the earth in our kitchen’s our garden we’re just so drawn to nature.

6 Signs You Might be a Kitchen Witch

I’ve been told so many times I’m a kitchen witch! Funny it seems to run in the family on my mom’s side, we’re so tied to the earth in our kitchen’s our garden we’re just so drawn to nature.

// Making Some Changes To My Site//

Making Some Changes To My Site

I am going to be making a few changes to my site over the next few weeks. I think since my life has changed and my blog has become different than

Our paths are constantly changing, don't just stay on one because you feel obligated to stay, make your twists & turns, it's your path, your journey...live it and live it to the fullest!

Our paths are constantly changing, don’t just stay on one because you feel obligated to stay, make your twists & turns, it’s your path, your journey…live it and live it to the fullest!

what it once was, there’s some need for shall we say redecorating or…

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// She’s A Gift To The World//

She’s A Gift To The World

Compassion is a trait that can come natural to some. Others loose it, are misguided, become lost or never learned it. I think compassion comes with our

Behind the mask she wears is a compassionate, selfless soul that was given to the Earth, a gift

Behind the mask she wears is a compassionate, selfless soul that was given to the Earth, a gift

soul; it’s an ingrained trait, part of our moral code if you will. The moral laws we all have that tell us what’s right and wrong deep down inside.…

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// What’s Wrong With Me?//

What’s Wrong With Me?

“What’s wrong with me?” I ask myself this question daily. Sometimes I let it slide out of my head on the conveyor belt and ignore it. Other times I think about it quite obsessively. Or I think about it in different ways, “Why can’t I be more normal?” “Why can’t I just live like that person does?” “Why can’t I just be happy with me?” “Why did I live and she died or he died, why am I still here?”…

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