Oh how the days can be so damn long. And yet I blink to see another year has passed. The 30 minutes before bedtime can last ten eternities. I looked away one day, though, and the dimples on Colt’s knuckles disappeared.Read More
I am frozen. I NEED to talk to him about some bills. I SHOULD talk to him about his new job. I WANT to tell him how inadequate I feel at all of this. No one told me it would be this way. I don't have the guidebook for this.Read More
Coconut oil is poison. Red meat will kill you. I forgot to turn on my FitBit. My life is in shambles!!Read More
"What do I need to do?" She asked. "Vegan, Paleo, Keto? I can do whatever for a while. Should I juice? I mean, really. Whatever I need to do... I'll have a cheat day, right? We did Whole 30 last year but I got bored with it and fell off the rails. Can I have pasta on my cheat day?"
Whoa, whoa, whoa.Read More
My boat is barely afloat right now, lest you think I have it all (or anything for that matter) together right now. For the last 6 months, it has been a constant bailing of water that just doesn't seem to make much of a difference. I think you've probably felt this way before. Most people have, right?Read More
He slipped right back into our bed and right back into our lives without much fanfare. Right back to work the next day. Damn. That's not how I wanted it to go.
Mark and I were never supposed to get married. We said so on our first date. I was divorced and cynical and he was an amazing bachelor.Read More
I could tell she was shocked, but the question was innocent.
I don't get upset about these sorts of questions. When you do life different than the norm, in any way, people are curious. They become fascinated and interested when you calmly share your story and perspective. This is the approach I try to take. I'm not trying to "win" anybody to my side or convince anyone my way is magical. Turns out, parenting isn't a religion.... or a war.Read More
I've put a lot of thought into starting this journal. I don't think there is a choice anymore. It's so hard to tell what's real and what's curated in the world, while it's easy to feel like you are screwing the whole thing up. You're not. And neither am I.Read More