Bullying My Catholic Husband Into a Vasectomy

I hate being pregnant with the fire of a thousand suns. I hate it the most that any human can hate anything. I get super depressed. Probably something to do with hormones. I am exhausted and I am fat and I’m just not someone who can be happy when they’re exhausted and fat.  I know… Continue reading Bullying My Catholic Husband Into a Vasectomy

Real Talk

Other People’s Opinions About You ARE Your Business

When I was a little girl I never dreamed about my wedding day and I never wrote down what my fictional children’s names would be. I didn't even know if I would have children, actually. Instead I’d imagine my long, perfectly slender (I am always skinny in my imagination) frame in a black pencil skirt… Continue reading Other People’s Opinions About You ARE Your Business

Faith, Real Talk

Christ Shines Best in the Mess

Have a seat while I tell you about my friend! Firstly, I’m not going to tell you her name because she is not a fan of being in the spotlight.  Actually, to be completely honest, I’m not sure if she is as anti-spotlight as I think she is. I’ve learned recently I tend to draw… Continue reading Christ Shines Best in the Mess


Victoria’s Birth Story

Victoria Claire Vallette was born on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 7:30 in the morning. Her birth story reminds me alot of Maria's birth. I was exactly 39 weeks pregnant. I had a doctor's appointment on Thursday afternoon. I was 2 cm and 60% effaced. I had been having prodromal labor (random --but real--contractions) for… Continue reading Victoria’s Birth Story

Faith, Motherhood, Real Talk

Eating My Words….Again

When I find something I love or believe in I talk about it incessantly. That’s sort of my thing....talking about my current obsession (like here or here orrrrrr here). I go on and on sharing how this one thing I’m doing is life changing and you should TOTALY try the thing too. I’m the thing’s… Continue reading Eating My Words….Again