Mother’s Day…

It’s been a while… I promised myself when I started this blog that I would only write when I felt compelled. I know so many have been wondering and asking how my mom is, and I am ready for an update. Truthfully, so much has been going on lately that I am not sure myRead more

Why I share the hard stuff…

It has been 70 days since we delivered our son and came to terms with the realization that he would not be in our arms come November. We would not hear him cry, see him smile, or see Aisley interact with him. He is gone from our temporary life here on earth and we are okay with that.Read more

How I manage anxiety

As I mentioned in my last post, I have suffered from anxiety for a very long time, however, I really did not realize I had generalized anxiety until later in life. Once I was able to identify what was going on and that I did not have to always feel that way, I was fullRead more

The current state of things…

As of a little over a week ago, mom was still in the hospital and we had yet to hear a thing. I was getting my hair cut when my phone rang. I let it go and did not think a thing of it, but then it rang again and again… and again. There isRead more

Miss Congeniality

We just celebrated my daughter’s second birthday. Since mom was too sick to come last year, I was thankful dad was able to bring her, but it didn’t make it easy. It was bittersweet. Last year, when she could not come to the 1st Birthday, it was tough. I never imagined a year later weRead more

Taking the leap…

“We own our stories so we don’t spend our lives being defined by them or denying them. And while the journey is long and difficult at times, it is the path to living a more wholehearted life.” Brené Brown, “Rising Strong” I feel like I have been losing my mom for well over twenty yearsRead more