Sometimes, Fall can happen in the middle of Spring. Mother Nature isn't the only one with seasons. Sometime around sixteen or so, I started to see my life in terms of seasons. Not necessarily lining up with the seasons of nature, but in the same way that they are inevitable. No matter what I did,... Continue Reading →
When some birds are domesticated, their wings are clipped so they can't fly away. I've never been a fan of this practice and I'm even less of a fan when my own wings are threatened. Where am I going with this? Here's the analogy, kids are like birds. Parents are worried that they're going to... Continue Reading →
When I was a freshmen in high school, I ended up surrounded by a group of 5 girls who didn't like me because I was new and must have said something that upset them. They caught me outside the gym where I had tried out for the cheerleading team. I was waiting for my mom... Continue Reading →
I always talk about how crazy it is that one decision, even just one moment, can alter the course of your life. It's a source of my anxiety honestly. How can we ever make decisions when we are completely aware that it could change everything? Obviously some decisions don't seem like they matter that much,... Continue Reading →
So, sometime around the middle of 2017, my husband and I decided to go on a weight loss journey together. With that, we promised that we would be completely transparent about this journey as we tackled it, and this is a check in along my path. I'm not anywhere near where I wanted to be... Continue Reading →
It's almost that time of year where the gym gets crowded and the veggies start flying off of the shelf at the grocery store. It might be easy to get frustrated that it's harder to find a parking spot or get your beloved spaghetti squash.
"We need to be thankful that we're waking up with jobs to get to that provide the kind of lifestyle we want to live, and there are people waking up today praying to God that they can just find a job, any job. We've had much worse Mondays and need to be grateful that these aren't those days."
I wrote a blog post a few months back about how my choice to elope wasn't about anyone else. This one is a more generalized version in a way. I was talking with a friend of mine recently about how I want to work to be a better wife. I want to cook more, do... Continue Reading →
Seven years is a pretty long time. Not in the grand scheme of life or anything, but at 23 years old, it's a good chunk. That's how long it's been since you died, and my life has changed in ways I never saw coming, in ways your's never will. I've graduated high school and college.... Continue Reading →