• Family

    I’m Back!

    Lordy, the beginning of this year has been nuts! Honestly, I was sick in early February and feel like it took me FOREVER to get back into life. We travelled to West Virginia for Alex’s birthday and then we have been constantly moving since then. My grandma passed away mid-March and with Easter and her funeral plans, we have all…

  • Family

    Taking Medicine to Control my Anxiety

    I’ve had pretty significant anxiety for over 10 years. It started when I was a sophomore in college when I noticed myself obsessively re-thinking every situation I was in. It could be as small as wondering why I asked a question in class or as big as feeling like I made an ass out of myself while out at night…

  • Family,  Fitness

    February 1st

    February 1st… A time to reflect on January, have a glass of wine with our friends who mistakenly gave up alcohol for a month and look back on goals that were made when opportunities seemed endless with the start of the new year bringing heightened motivation. January was LONG. It’s the first time in a long time that I kept…

  • Family

    William’s Birth Story

    My OB checked me for the first time at 39 weeks and I wasn’t sure I even wanted her to. I assumed I was nowhere near ready for delivery so hearing the news that I wasn’t dilated in the slightest would have been discouraging. Because of how low I was carrying and the pressure I felt in my lower abdomen,…