Today is Thanksgiving. My in laws are in town, since last Friday. They’ll be here soon. Jonathan is at work. I’m here enjoying a peaceful morning alone at home able to meditate on this past week without interruption. The chaos of cooking will begin in a couple hours when my in laws arrive. This week … More thanksgiving
No, I’m not talking about the election, although that is a depressing defeat. I’m talking about my life at the moment. Yesterday I reached my limit. I sobbed pretty much non-stop from 1-8pm and then it picked up again this morning. I’m talking ugly cry. The kind of weeping that leads to vomit. I have … More the depression of defeat (a sob story)
Being an empath during this election has certainly taken a toll on me, but today I feel like I’ve been hit by a boulder. Yesterday, Sunday, I lacked any and all energy to focus on anything. I forced myself to do some cleaning but that was the limit of my exertion and 90% of the … More empathy and the election.
My biggest challenge in life these days is a two fold that goes hand in hand. Trust and patience. I see it playing out at every turn of my every day and while I know I need to relax and trust I have such a hard time feeling impatient. This leads to anxiety which leads … More the anatomy of a modern relationship
WARNING: This is a whining post! I’m about 18.5 weeks along now and seriously starting to show. I’m in that awkward stage where you can’t tell if I’m pregnant or if I just drank way too much beer over Halloween weekend. None of my pants fit but maternity pants are too big still, as are … More more on pregnancy
Let’s be real: Jonathan and I don’t have a lot of money. We both work our asses off but we basically live paycheck to paycheck with a small amount going into savings so we can afford our future child. Thankfully we’re pretty minimal people so it’s not impossible. However, this means we don’t get to … More a minication/babymoon in moab, utah