In The Hospital

Within hours of my last post, I ended up in Labor & Delivery. On Tuesday evening, we had eaten dinner as normal and decided to go to the local neighborhood […]

Changes

Sometimes in order to keep your sanity you need to make changes. This past weekend I made the choice to quit my job. A lot of factors went into this […]

Ellie

Chris and I had been discussing getting another dog for at least the last year. We just could not justify the cost of what most places and people charge for […]

Tunnel

Everything has to have a beginning, right? At some point you reach an age and think, “I literally cannot remember a time I wasn’t like this. Have I always been […]

Mental Health Journey

Recently I have been made aware that not everyone understands what it means when I say, “I am on a spiral”. I guess I never thought that it was possible […]

Sing Along

Another glorious snow day today. Actually, I have pretty much not left the house since Thursday when I went to work (because of the beautiful blizzard we had). I guess […]

What I Pack In My Hospital Bag For Birth

I have seen hundreds of posts and pins about what people pack in their hospital bags for the birth experience. Having been through that experience twice now (csection and a […]

Bad Habits

“Bad habits, bad habits. Every body has them, who you got to blame?” -Kottonmouth Kings- Part of my social anxiety is over analyzing everything that I say. I will replay […]

Valentine’s Day

I had every intention of boycotting today’s hallmark gimmick holiday. Not because I am bitter or anything of that sense, but why do we need a day to remind us […]

More Snow

This has definitely been one white Winter! I have always loved the snow, so I am certainly not complaining. During the Winter months I sort of stop obsessing over the […]

Mom Guilt [During Pregnancy]

Today has just been one of those days. Pickle is sick, so I kept him home from school. Of course, he has never really been the type to just sleep […]

Icebreaker Questionnaire

I always love reading or listening to answers of seemingly random questions. I figured it would be fun to answer some myself! I found this list scrolling through Pinterest. You […]

Dear Husband

Dear Husband, Thank you. Thank you for not trying to mold yourself to society’s notion of what it means to be a man. Thank you for always supporting me in […]

Symphisis Pubis Dysfunction

When I was pregnant with Pickle (2012) I remember feeling this burning sensation in my pelvis. It was hard to go up stairs (we lived on a 3rd floor apartment […]

Everybody Has Choices

Just like the E-40 song says, “everybody got choices”. Meaning everyone has to make their own life decisions. Every choice we make affects the outcome of our life’s journey. Sometimes […]

Snow Day

This past Friday the weather people were predicting us to get some pretty heavy snow. The schools wound up calling out a day early and I had made plans for […]