Truth-telling Thursdays: The Social Anxiety Monster.

Until 3 years ago, this is what my beach life looked like. EMPTY. This isn’t a metaphor for anything. No connection to my infertility journey.This is my anxiety convincing me that I needed to be off the beach any time I went, before everyone else showed up – or else… I was born and raised […]

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Tales of Parenthood: Becoming “Sports Mom”.

Oh, dear. What have I done? It was the only thing I kept repeating in my head as I raced around our house, trying to make sure we had anything we’d need before we left – because we weren’t coming back to the house if something was forgotten. Bug spray. Hat. Catcher’s glove. Towel to […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Saying no to family gatherings.

I realized I was done with large, if not most gatherings – hosting, or attending, when a brand new jar of locally made ketchup, a gift from a friend, crashed onto my kitchen floor. Enough was enough. My mental health, having some grasp on my anxiety, was more important. It started way back, when I was a […]

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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay.

I’m still here. I’m still alive. Life has just caught up, and crashed into me in such a crazy way, that some days, I don’t even have time to catch my breath before the next day starts. I’m still writing. I’m a writer at heart, and that Notepad app on my phone gets put to […]

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Threads Thursday: Spring Fix.

(*This is a sponsored post as I am Stitch Fix Influencer.) It’s official, I’ve become a seasonal Fixer. What’s most interesting is, when this all started, I didn’t know if I’d go beyond that first box or not. I can say that even though sometimes it’s just one thing I keep from the box, that […]

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Selfcare: Taking time on mental wellness.

There are very few things in life that you absolutely cannot change. How you chose to live is not one of those things. I was 10 years old when my mental wellness began to shift. Only 10 years old. It almost consumed me, depression, as I grew older. It sat there, in the driver seat, […]

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Winter Style: StitchFix Edition.

(*This is a sponsored post as I am Stitch Fix Influencer.) Life always tends to be crazy, and chaotic for me. Sometimes, there’s an upswing of it, and it becomes total chaotic insanity. As summer wound down, and fall approached, that upward swing kicked into gear. And it wasn’t a slow climb. Life raced up […]

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