In Honor of Mental Health Month

When you’re in a good place it’s easy to forget how far away rock bottom was. There are two low points I replay when I think about how bad it once was. Each stretched over several years of my life. My freshman year in college started off being the best time of my life. I... Continue Reading →

Getting Out Of the House

It was Saturday and my husband wanted to go to the gym. While I do enjoy the rubber and antibacterial smell of the gray cold gym, I would much rather get my exercise outside. I hate running, so I do other things. Today it was 35 F degrees, no wind, and light snow from last... Continue Reading →

Book Club and Socially Awkward Me

I am a socially awkward person. Example, I took my daughters to a pumpkin picking event with their school. I hardly said two words to any of the parents. I’m not sure how you start talking to someone out of nowhere. Honestly, when someone begins a conversation with me, I have a hard time keeping... Continue Reading →

Learning to Pump Your Legs

It’s hard; it’s flipping hard! New challenges are a bitch. For my daughter, who is almost four years old, the struggle this summer is teaching her how to pump her legs on the swing so she can drive herself upwards; she can’t get it. She thrashes her legs and cries, screaming at me to push... Continue Reading →

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