Real Talk

The EASY Way for Busy Moms to Lose Weight

Ok, pull up a chair because it's confession time. I do this stupid thing when I'm trying to lose weight (or make better food choices): I self sabotage and instead of eating better I obsess about food and then binge. Do you ever do this? Nighttime comes and I am starving and dreaming about chocolate… Continue reading The EASY Way for Busy Moms to Lose Weight

Pregnancy, Real Talk

The Polite Lie That’s Holding You Back

"I'm pretty terrible. How are you?" That's been my response every time someone asks me how I'm doing for the past month. God bless people, you guys. They always ask you how you are when you're pregnant. (Especially if they've been pregnant before.) I know most people are under the impression you're supposed to answer… Continue reading The Polite Lie That’s Holding You Back

Faith, Pregnancy, Real Talk

I’m Pregnant (And I Don’t Want to Be)

Edit: I have a tendency, when some small inconvenience happens in my life, to act like it is the worst thing that has ever happened to anyone—-EVER. I pout and whine and complain about it. I'm extremely introspective (so much so that it can -and often does- become sinful navel-gazing). Even with the knowledge that… Continue reading I’m Pregnant (And I Don’t Want to Be)

Marriage, Real Talk

Our 7th Anniversary Was Not What I Expected

“We “celebrated” seven years of marriage recently. And, by “celebrated” I mean my husband brought home grocery store sushi and Reese’s. We ate together while the kids yelled in the background and complained about how gross their dinner was. And then we spent 30 minutes cutting out tiger pictures for our 1st grader’s school project.… Continue reading Our 7th Anniversary Was Not What I Expected

Real Talk

I Don’t Have a Best Friend

By now you probably know that I'm big on truth telling even in (especially in) the scared. So, even though I'm worried that you'll roll your eyes and think of me as some whiny 7th grader, I'm going to tell you the truth...... I struggle with friendship. I am a 30 year old woman with… Continue reading I Don’t Have a Best Friend