The Outcome

I know that you all have barely been able to sleep wondering how this dress situation would work out for the family wedding we are attending today. Well, I am proud to say that I lit that bitch up. Or in layman’s terms, I found the one or quite possibly, two. My aversion to walking… Continue reading The Outcome

The Triangle

I don’t know about you, but I detest triangular communication. You know, when someone tells you to tell someone else something that they could easily share directly. Are you confused? Exactly. It is like the adult version of the telephone game that I used to play as a young girl before I grew up to… Continue reading The Triangle

Leading

Sometimes it is simply leading by example that morphs into change. I wear pants, suddenly my spouse is following suit. I adopt a healthier lifestyle, and Brian is asking me to buy Chia seeds and almond milk. It is all so amazing and weird at the same time. Oh, and for the record, I kept… Continue reading Leading

A New View

This month, my spouse, celebrates seventeen years of sobriety. When I think back about all the years of his active drinking, I am in awe of how we survived. We both have worked diligently on our ourselves to become more emotionally and spiritually fit. When I went to his birthday celebration, I listened to all… Continue reading A New View

Bonus Baby

Today might appear to be simply March 21 (3/21), but for those of us who are the lucky few, it is World Down Syndrome Day. Twenty-four years ago on this day, I was two weeks out from giving birth to my first child. We already knew it was going to be a boy, so a… Continue reading Bonus Baby

Just Another Day

The moment that I pledge to do something different, the universe basically says, “challenge accepted”. No yoga yesterday, but I had to set some boundaries. Clothing boundaries, that is, because my spouse has gotten comfortable simply strutting around in his undies. (Sorry, for the visual.) Just like I had to remind Bailey that coming to… Continue reading Just Another Day