Category Archives: Personal

Yesterday was a happy mail day. Instead of walking out to the mail box to feel completely saddened by the lack of real mail (trying to put a spin on “Current Resident” is depressing), I walked out to a package.  Yes, this package was sent to myself by myself.  But there was mail.  FOR ME. […]

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Today I crumbled.  It’s been brewing for a few weeks.  Summer slipped away and all the things were here and I wanted to run and hide from ALL THE THINGS.  That’s when the fear and the “holy buckets I can’t do this” and “will my kids be okay?!?!?!?!” began.   This morning, I sat with […]

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I had given up.  It just seemed that my body loved the extra weight it was carrying and had decided that parting with it was lame and overrated. I had turned 32 and had survived carrying 3 children into the world so I figured maybe this is just what it is. A part of me […]

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There is room at the table. I wasn’t sure of that anymore. I’ve spent the past three years trying to make friends. When we first moved, I felt like a trailblazer.  An adventurer. After the first month or so?  Good feelings gone.  Once you unpack the boxes, you actually have to live in that unfamiliar […]

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