A Moment of Weakness.

Do you ever get the sense you’re on the edge of a break down?  As though you’re nearly ready to fall apart?  That you’re a train chugging closer and closer to the edge of a ravine? I do. The feeling sort of comes upon me, like a shiver settling on my skin.  At first, it’s […]

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Lifestyle Change #1: Parenthood

In the modern world of blazing career women and struggles over gender equal pay, the only thing in the world I want to do it quit my job and be a mom.  I’m sure it would get boring and lonely, but if there was any way we could live on my husband’s income alone, I […]

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Deflated

For myself (and many others), 2016 was a let down.  It came in strong, full of sparkle and shine, then deflated in the middle.  Now it’s sitting in the corner of the room, like a forgotten birthday balloon that got swept under a bed.  As we’re approaching the last week of the year, I sincerely hope […]

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i need this to be all better NOW

I feel quite urgently that my health needs to start doing as I bid it. Short story:  I found out in early August I was pregnant.  I found out in early September I was no longer pregnant, but my body really, really wanted to be.  In mid-September, I had a surgical procedure called a dilation and […]

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an ill-fitting dress

For years, I walked around ashamed of the things I love. A lot of people define adulthood by the milestones we’ve reached – a career, a marriage, children.  Owning a house.  Moving out of the parents’ house, at least.  Some simply say when you turn eighteen, you’re a grown up.  With being an adult comes […]

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