So I’m in a funk. Not a serious worrisome funk, but a funk nonetheless. I know it’s the stress of transitioning jobs (even though it’s a great transition, there is still stress involved), the holidays, remodeling our bathroom, and the sadness I feel about the little girls spending this Christmas with their other family. All … More Their. Just. Deserts.
What? You don’t remember me telling you very specifically that we were taking a break? No? Well…damn. So you know when someone tells you something vague in an effort to get attention? Or in hopes that you’ll ask more and more questions of them? Well here’s the deal. The past couple months have been full … More We. Were. On. A. Break.
You know how every once and awhile you have a moment in which you look around and really see things? Whether it’s how much you love your family, or how remarkable your spouse is, or how much you adore your girlfriends, or how well you really do your job? I had one of those yesterday. … More Standing. Appointments. With. Joy.
It has been a wicked good week. One in which so much was going on that it was barely possible to take showers or make meals. We were on the run all week but for such fun reasons. Let me share the highlights… Monday was my littlest little girl’s first Brownie meeting. As you’ll recall … More Blissin’. It. Up.
Last night the little girls and I were on our way home from the gym. There is a home in our community that has their land filled to the rims with colorful sculptures. They line the winding driveway and surround the house. Some are crazy things we aren’t sure of, others are things like peacocks … More Storybook. Sundays. And. Fairy. Tales. Forever.
When I walked down the aisle to meet my soon-to-be husband at the altar I walked to the song “Lullaby” by the Dixie Chicks. People listening to the lyrics likely thought they represented how I felt about my husband. They did, but we chose the song because the words perfectly described how I felt about my … More I’m. Never. Never. Giving. You. Up.
In retrospect, it’s been a good week. On Tuesday, when I was in so much pain I could barely stand it? It didn’t feel like a good day. And on Wednesday, when I got bad unacceptable news from a doctor? It didn’t feel like a good day. And yesterday, when I had an epidural steroid … More The. Brilliance. In. Bliss.