I am a loyal Colleen Hoover follower, and did not even look at the book description when I purchased and started reading her latest book, All Your Perfects. Holy Cow, I could not put it down, and finished it in three days. The story unfolds by alternating past and present tenses. In the past, we learn… Continue reading Loving Lately, Vol. 7
We've all heard the saying, "grief comes in waves." While I do believe that to be true, I certainly didn't expect it to hit me at the most random times. Say, in the middle of a CycleBar class. That's exactly what happened to me Saturday morning. I woke up feeling great, ate a fulfilling breakfast,… Continue reading Grief Comes in Waves
A couple of things I'm loving lately - media edition! I will do a separate post on products/foods/tangible things, but here are some things I'm enjoying reading, watching, and listening to! 1. FAV READ If you are a fan of the TV show, This is Us, you MUST read This is Me by Chrissy Metz,… Continue reading Loving Lately, Vol. 3
I've been absent from the blog the past couple weeks, and I apologize. I am still grieving and learning to cope with the ways my life has changed. Right now I have moments when I'm okay...and moments when I'm not okay. And honestly, it's probably going to be this way for a while. You know… Continue reading Okay
Seriously, it has been half a year already?! Justin & I were married on September 8th, 2017. I know I'm biased, but it was the most perfect day. The weather was beautiful, the venue was a scene from my dreams, and my prince charming was teary-eyed and waiting for me at the end of the… Continue reading 6 Months of Marriage
If our little bean had stuck around, I would be 14 weeks and 2 days pregnant today. Instead, I am 10 days Post-D&C. How am I feeling? The short answer is, not like myself. I am struggling with body image, big time. I have some extra lbs. of "baby weight," in combination with the carb-heavy… Continue reading Recovering.
*Warning: This post contains graphic content.* Tuesday, February 20th, 2018. We arrived at the hospital at 6:30 am, as requested, and headed up the elevator to the second floor: Maternity & Women's Services. Yes, Cruel. The first desk was closed, but someone spoke to me through the intercom asking my name and why I'm here. I… Continue reading D&C Day