Coasting on E

I haven’t posted in 2 days. This past week has been incredibly hard and has forced me to put a lot of things into a healthier perspective. It started with the dog. Hubs is in one ear saying we need to rehome her sooner than later for everyone’s sakes. When...

Anxiety, Gentleness and Peace

I surrendered our dog this morning. There is a tremendous amount of guilt and anxiety attached to that sentence. I feel like I’ve wronged her. I feel like I wasn’t good enough for her and now her future is uncertain. On the drive home I prayed for peace of...

Progress Continues

In some ways this week was a great success. In other ways it was not successful. Somehow I managed to lose a couple pounds despite heading into that time of the month. But my stress level was through the roof this week, and I have a nagging headache on the entire left...

Things Fall Apart

Yesterday was one of those days that you hope to forget. Honestly. Remember how the kids have VBS this week, and this year it is different because instead of being scheduled from 9-noon each weekday, they are holding it from 6-8:30 each evening? So that means Bubs...

Getting to Know the Enemy

I’m no military expert, but you can’t go to battle without knowing your enemy. Plus being the academic type, I like to learn as much as I can about a problem so I can figure out how it works and how it can be solved. So here’s what I’ve...

Date Night!

Staying on track 99% of the time makes that 1% so much sweeter – literally. Last night was a perfect storm for Hubs and I. The church associated with Bubs’ preschool had a VBS for ages 4 to 5th grade, which meant BOTH kids were able to go. It runs each...