mother’s day.

For some of us, this day is a little more complicated than presents and a bacon buffet. This post has been kicking around in my head for a few days. Earlier in the week I was in the dark place and this day felt a little like it was looming rather than something I wasContinue reading “mother’s day.”

allow yourself…

It’s said that you should allow yourself grace to have a bad day, but what about when you can’t because life must go on? “Give yourself grace” is something I say to my friends all the time. Let yourself have a bad day. Take it as a sign that you need a break, take someContinue reading “allow yourself…”

type a?

What is it called when you are most certainly type A, except when you’re not? Psychology has always interested me. In high school it was a class I lovingly looked forward to attending because the human brain is a fascinating and wild place (shout out to the world’s best psych teacher, Ms. Knoll!). Throughout theContinue reading “type a?”

feelings in a waffle cone.

As a bariatric surgery patient I have had to do a LOT of mental work to be successful on my journey to health. One of the things I had to really work on was things that caused me to eat when I wasn’t hungry. I’ve come to learn that like many people, I’m an emotionalContinue reading “feelings in a waffle cone.”

Manic Monday

Here we are again.  It’s Monday and that means return to work/school etc. which is a bummer most weeks, but today was especially difficult.  For those of you who don’t know, our almost 9 year old struggles with some mental health issues.  We’ve been on this journey (which is the nice way of saying exhaustingContinue reading “Manic Monday”