Tag Archives: Personal

At War (With My Body)

 I’ve always been at war with my body. The struggle to do all the things I want to do whilst not “over doing it” and causing additional pain to the chronic pain I feel daily has always been a … Continue reading

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Escapism

I am an extremely sensitive person. So sensitive that I sometimes appear cold and disconnected. I need to, for my own sanity. I have to turn it all off for a bit and try and hush the heavy emotions before … Continue reading

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Unreasonable

I am often told I have unreasonable expectations. I used to let those words defeat me, I used to let them cause doubt to take root in my mind and heart. I used to think that maybe I do have … Continue reading

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So Far

It’s 3am here in Cancun, and I can’t sleep. I woke up an hour and a half ago and just can’t shut off the thought train. My mind keeps turning over all of the incredible things that I have experienced … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2014 (aka the Obligatory New Years Post)

Today is the last day of 2014…and naturally, I am sitting here reflecting on 2014 and wondering what 2015 will bring. So many exciting things happened to me this year; like publishing my first novel, writing and publishing my second … Continue reading

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On Being an Empath (and what that means)

Growing up, I was always described as an emotional, sensitive person. I was the child that cried when the bad guys got hurt in Home Alone. I hurt when those around me hurt. Matt says that I take on other … Continue reading

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Why Raising Toddlers is a lot like Raising Teenagers

For the last several weeks, I have been running myself deep into the ground between writing obligations (aka my drive to finish my book by December), and potty training my youngest. It’s been potty training boot camp around here. Things … Continue reading

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