Tired, But Moving Forward

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As my Godmother, spoke of my family from Italy coming and the different activities they would be engaged in and how I could go to the Bronx Zoo or the Botanicals with them, and especially not feeling well today, a touch of the flu I think, and all the menopause stuff, it really hit me.  I am so drained I couldn’t even be sad as I usually am, missing the person I used to be.  I am drained and numb in many ways.  I am sure when I get back to church, getting into the routine of connection to all that I will be re-energized.  It needs to be okay for me to admit that I am drained etc…I am admitting it, and there’s a sense of relief in admitting it because admitting it means I can get on a path to feel again, to live again, even if in some small measure. 

Namaste, Shalom and Amen


Born in New Jersey, August 1965, this Italian-American has always had a great interest in music, particularly the Oldies, Country and Ethnic music, including Irish. For over 10 years Ms. Appello passionately taught ESL to students of varying ages. Grounded if her faith and spirituality, Katherine endured a range of issues, including a great deal of pain, which was finally diagnosed to be associated with Fibromyalgia. The essence and the power of music, of words, allow Katherine to overcome these struggles each and every time. We are all blessed to have Katherine’s strength, wisdom, and words to write “Pray For Me Tonight’