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Heart-Heavy

My heart is so heavy. There are good days.  The days it doesn’t feel crushing; the days I write my to-do list in my planner and bullet journal, and brainstorm on my white board, and tackle all the tasks, and wipe the counters, and make the lunches the night before.  We laugh.  We are so … Continue reading

On Grief and Health

Here is what I have learned about grief thus far. It’s unpredictable.  Unruly.  Some days you will feel joy as normal; others you will experience a profound sadness that you cannot shake.  Those days you may find yourself shedding lots of tears, or making a cup of coffee and settling into the couch with a stack … Continue reading

Choosing My Way

I’ve been gradually trying to return to health, both physical and mental.  I’ve set a goal for myself to read 25 books this year, and I’m currently working to finish the first in preparation for book club this evening. It’s Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl, a very timely pick.  I just came across … Continue reading

Oh Hey There!

Welp, it’s been a long time, mah friends. And that’s not to say I’m quite back to blogging.  I must tell you, it’s been wonderfully cathartic for me to just let some things go.  Like this lovely little blog, for a few solid months.  And my job as playgroup coordinator at the Mom’s League, because … Continue reading

Nurture.

There are so many ideas for this blog swimming in my head at any one time, so much so that today I feel compelled to thank you for reading.  I’ve found a place of joy in writing lately.  It no longer feels like a chore, or something I could only undertake when divine inspiration struck.  … Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up: Where Do We Go Now?

Welp, it’s February 18th, and I’ve yet to share with you my February resolutions. Spoiler Alert: I have not done ANY of my February resolutions. And why, you may ask?  In no particular order: my birthday; out-of-town guests; teething; growth spurts; no sleep; finance class; cramming in moments to study; workouts; cooking; Valentine’s Day prep … Continue reading

On Love.

This morning I gave my phone to Hendrik so he could watch a video. H: What is this? M: A guy is going to ask his girlfriend to marry him. H: Why? M: Because he loves her.  He wants to spend the rest of the his life with her.  And make babies! H.  And play. Precisely, buddy. … Continue reading