The Journey

I’ve been struggling with health issues for a while. Some subtle, little things here and there, which I have chosen to ignore… and some more obvious signs. Extreme exhaustion, even when...more

Home Is… Where You’re Happy

After living in four different states, I’d say that we are experts on moving. Today, while I was driving in my car I realized why, exactly, we chose Florida as our forever home. It’s November 24th and I was driving in my car with the windows down in 84 degree weather ....more

The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith

I’ve been doing some pretty dry reading for work and I wanted something that would be easy to read and leave me filled with warm fuzzies. This was that book. When her husband died suddenly, Joanne and her three children were left to try to move forward ....more

Drop The Beat

I lost my headphones in the move from Ohio to Florida. I can’t even figure out where they could have gone and because I’m cheap frugal, I’ve decided not to buy a new pair. It’s really changed my running ....more

Brick by Brick: David Robertson {Review}

I am always interested in companies that are successful and what makes a “good workplace.” Lego is an interesting company to me because even though they do a whole lot of “the same,” they also do a lot of different. It seems simple- take a brick that can stack on another brick to build things and make tons of money, right? Well, ya and wrong ....more

Open Letter To My Son on His 2nd Birthday

Dear CJ, How are we here right now? I feel like you were just born. You are my baby ....more


At some point I stopped taking care of myself. I’m not sure if that happened when we left Ohio, after we got here, or somewhere in between- I honestly can’t pinpoint a specific moment. I stopped running ....more


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What It Feels Like For Me

It hurts. It hurts so bad some days I feel like I can’t breathe. It makes me cry ....more

Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas

Disclosure Stuff: I received an e-copy of this book from the...more