Grief of Miscarriage

**Trigger Warning** It was Monday, January 14th. A day that I never once even considered the vs. in Jeremiah (1:5). Nor have I ever considered Psalm 139:13. However, after feeling a little strange while doing group at work only to find myself bleeding at 5 weeks 4 days pregnant, the verses became a strange reality. […]

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Don’t judge trauma

Don’t judge someone else’s trauma or compare your own. That’s the point of this post. Trauma is one of those things that I totally understand. I’ve lived through trauma, experienced it, suffered from it, and grew from it. One thing that saddens me about trauma survivors is there judgment regarding either their own trauma or […]

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Read with caution

*Read with caution due to mentioning of torture or perhaps animal cruelty and most definitely sexism* Forgive me friends who love critters. I’m not one of you. I see their purpose and as long as I don’t have to deal with them I agree on their value. As soon as they invade my space, I […]

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Fighting My Battles

So, here’s the truth… I can’t go to the movies without tearing up. Like, not ever. I am already overwhelmed with emotion when the trailers for upcoming movies come on. I am truly moved by movie commercials. I get sucked in, my heart leaps with excitement and joy, I’m fascinated by the sound, I’m on […]

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My thoughts on marriage

Okay, so I guess I’m going to be a little sappy now. Today is my husband’s birthday. Friday was our 16 year anniversary. We have just started our 20th year together as a couple. I’ve officially been with my husband longer than I’ve been without him. In that time, I’ve learned a few things. 1- […]

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Just putting this out there…

So, I was sitting in the bathroom, phone in hand, scrolling through my emails when I heard it. The problem was, I was home alone. No husband, no kids- just me, alone. My ears perked up and I sat in total silence. After a considerable amount of time of nothing, I went back to my […]

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I Threw Up

I threw up. Not the kind where there were chunks in the car or anything. It was definitely more of a dry heave kind of thing. It didn’t start there. In fact, no, that’s where it ended. It started six and a half hours earlier. I woke up at 5:31 on the dot. I was […]

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