Ok maybe this is no shock to those who have known me for a while but it’s been a bit of a blind spot for me. Or maybe at the tender age of 46 I’m done striving to be someone I’m just not and am embracing the real me. Either way, I am somewhat elatedContinue reading “I am a Nerd!”
Author Archives: Lisa Rocha Gubernick
Ditching the Crutches!
I am so thrilled because for the first time in two and a half weeks I can walk (sort of) without crutches! If you didn’t read my latest, I recently tore my calf muscle. For the full and entertaining story, click here: Finding Humor in Injury. This week, I sported better compression socks and haveContinue reading “Ditching the Crutches!”
Finding Humor in Injury
As I sit here waiting for someone to take pity on me and make me my bagel, I’m reflecting on the humorous aspects of my most recent injury. Let me catch everyone up. About a week and a half ago I was merrily thinking about everything else while carrying my dog into the groomer’s. OurContinue reading “Finding Humor in Injury”
Because We Knew You
The tinkling of the chimes, the voices of women glorious, the light streaming brilliant through the magnificient stained glass windows of the Cathedral. The church bells as they struck somber at exactly 11am, the pain felt as the casket came into view. The music was pure and perfect, just as she would have wanted; Karen’sContinue reading “Because We Knew You”
Happy New Year!
Time to get your proverbial shit together! Fear not, this is not a typical article on 5 ways to get your shit together in the New Year. I would definitely not be the person to write that post. I would be more the person to write the post, how to get it together for maybeContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
This past week I had the good fortune to travel back home for a small, off-milestone, high school class reunion. Maybe better said, a small gathering of interested parties. I had been back and forth lately from my home in New Jersey to help my aging mom and this get-together fit perfectly into my schedule.Continue reading “Home”
This past year was a scary one for our family. We took a complete leap of faith and moved to a new place. It was an agonizing decision which came complete with many sleepless nights. The fear of the unknown was palpable and this decision could completely dismantle a steady, anchored life. But Jay andContinue reading “New Beginnings”
Have you had days where you have energy in complete abundance and others where you are struggling just to exist? I have had plenty of instances of both. In my quest to harness the maximum amount of energy each day, I have found resources which differentiate several types of energy and how to recognize deficienciesContinue reading “Finding Energy”
There’s both a celebration and a melancholy that happens during the change of seasons. This season’s change is especially difficult, as we say goodbye to our pools, beaches, long warm nights and glorious early morning sunrises. This weekend, Instagram is filled with trips to the beach with captions focused on capturing those last summer days.Continue reading “Seasons Change”
Book Review: How Children Succeed
In case you weren’t aware, I was an English major with an education minor in college. My favorite classes of all were the ones in education. I think it might have been because my teacher was absolutely incredible. She had a way of bringing me out of my shell and actually opening my mouth, forContinue reading “Book Review: How Children Succeed”