Living with PMDD

Living with PMDD

In March 2020 I was diagnosed with PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder). PMDD is similar to PMS, but more extreme. Symptoms can include irritability, depression and anxiety that start one or two weeks before the start of a period and then fade a few days after 

2021 Word of the Year: Relearn

2021 Word of the Year: Relearn

It feels pretty silly to be writing about the future when I have ZERO idea of what it may hold. I don’t want to set a list of goals or think about all of the things I may or may not be able to do 

We’re Moving! – Life Update

We’re Moving! – Life Update

Well hello there! Long time no blog! I know that I basically fell off the face of the Earth for awhile there, but I’m back with some exciting news… WE’RE MOVING!!! Actually, we technically already moved, but not into a permanent location. We’ve been living 

Why I Loved Turning 30

Why I Loved Turning 30

Today, is my 31st birthday and I am excited! Usually, I don’t care about odd numbered birthdays. I prefer even numbers and always think of odd numbers as meh for some reason. But this year I’m excited, because my 30th year of life was incredible. 

Last 90 Days Challenge

Last 90 Days Challenge

I love when social media serves a purpose beyond just entertainment. Back in October, I came across the Last 90 Days due to people talking about it on Instagram. It’s a challenge issued by Rachel Hollis to finish out the year the best version of 

2020 Word of the Year: Gray

2020 Word of the Year: Gray

I love the fresh start of a new year. This year is even more exciting since it’s the start of a new decade. I’ve been working with a therapist the past few months and one thing that we are focusing on is to change how 

Why I Quit Whole30 on Day 19

Why I Quit Whole30 on Day 19

Let me preface this post by saying that I’m not trying to bash Whole30. Just because I quit Whole30 on Day 19, doesn’t mean I don’t think it’s worth trying. I know a lot of people who swear by it to train themselves to eat 

My Postpartum Depression Story

My Postpartum Depression Story

After giving birth to my second baby I felt like I was trapped in darkness and had lost myself. This is my postpartum depression story. Life has been a struggle for me this past year. I went through a postpartum depression period where I could 

Living Without Flooring In the Kitchen – Water Damage Under Linoleum Floor

Living Without Flooring In the Kitchen – Water Damage Under Linoleum Floor

We caught a dishwasher leak early on which led to water damage under linoleum floor. The entire kitchen needed new floors and mold remediation. This post could also be titled: Being a Homeowner Really Sucks Sometimes One evening towards the beginning of April while I 

2019 Word of the Year: Focus

2019 Word of the Year: Focus

I love to start a new year with intention, so I decide on a “word of the year.” My 2019 Word of the Year is FOCUS. I feel like my attention has been pulled in a lot of different directions and I’m drifting through my