failing in the face of temptation

Our first Whole30 was completed in May of this year.  It was good.  Really good.  Eye opening.  Body rejuvenating.  Priority making.  We bumped and whined our way through the first 15 days and then hit smoooooth sailing.  So smooth we opted for 45 days.  45 became 60. And, 60 became 75. Day 76 was Mother’s […]

loss

I am feeling at a loss right now. The ground is shifting, slowly sliding, and my feet can’t quite figure out how to get the solid foundation back under them. Change is hard. Good changes, bad changes, positive changes, negative changes, every-which-way kind of changes. There is a learning curve. A transition. A door closing […]

changing the mindset

Things are changing ’round here. Minute movements are adding up to enormous shifts. The reflections offer the profound realizations of just how much has changed in the past three months. After an incredibly stressful and emotionally exhausting 48 hours, I would have begged for a donut. Or a piece of chocolate cake. Anything gooey, sugary […]

a whole life change

Putting the words together to talk about a life changing event is hard. The digestion of the event seems to take much longer than the event itself. You don’t get big results without big changes and big work. And, that’s what we did. The nutshell: Thor and I began and successfully completed a Whole30 in […]

time to write

Life has changed over the past decade. Ten years ago we were carefree newlyweds that had dual incomes and plenty of time. Time for hobbies. Time for baseball games. Time for endless Netflix queues. Time for sleep. Time for vacations. It was a season. This season we are in is about intensity. Intense joy and […]

the significance of white dishes

There are some strangely random things in life that make me happy. They put me at peace. White dishes are one of those things. My life is the textbook definition of chaos, as is likely the case with most families who have young children. It is a chaos I love. A season that will change […]