What’s Up With That? ~ Katy Byrne

Katy Byrne


On being a good enough mother

Posted on April 28, 2016

It’s hard to be a mother. I didn’t have kids but I have dogs and it’s been a rough month. It started out okay, but then life... Continue

Life’s a teeter totter

Posted on March 17, 2016

Everyone seems to have ups and downs these days. Some people I talk to are on the upswing, money in hand, traveling for fun, falling... Continue

Use your words

Posted on February 17, 2016

Why is communication so hard? We all have emotional hairballs sometimes. But, if we could just talk to each other, we wouldn’t get... Continue

Don’t bet money, honey

Posted on January 17, 2016

I have an emotional hairball at the turn of this New Year. From holiday frenzy to taxes, trying to budget my money makes no cents.... Continue

The dog days of winter

Posted on November 20, 2015

I woke up yesterday feeling blue and droopy, even my hair seemed lifeless. I lay on the couch for awhile, stared out the window and... Continue

A shout out

Posted on October 13, 2015

Oh shoot, I’m so frustrated. Guns and violence everywhere. It’s too much… another emotional hairball. So, I try to relax... Continue

Aging – must we?

Posted on September 23, 2015

I’m too narcissistic for aging, so I ignore it. If I happen to glance in a mirror at the wrong time I’m surprised. At least I’m... Continue

Donuts, diets and body image – what’s the skinny?

Posted on August 19, 2015

Everyone wants to lose weight these days. Call me a rebel, but just give me a jelly donut or really fat fries with garlic and I’m... Continue

To tell the truth

Posted on June 25, 2015

It sounds simple. Just tell the truth. But, telling the truth is difficult. As much as I believe in honesty, I grapple with it. Speaking... Continue

Death and other thoughts of spring

Posted on May 28, 2015

I know writing about death at the beginning of spring is crazy. I mean, it’s lovely outside, flowers are blooming and people... Continue