The Walls We Build & Watching Them Crumble

I recently watched "Falling Inn Love" on Netflix. Super cute, super cheesey , my favorite. Way back when, people would hide love letters or meaningful items into the walls of their home for good luck in a practice called immurement. New owners end up finding these cute mementos years later giving a glimpse into the... Continue Reading →

I Am A Drug Addict’s Daughter.

Seeing someone you love battle with addiction is something you can not rationalize or try to wrap your head around. It sucks them in and spits them back out this distorted, twisted, form of who they used to be and yet, it teaches you more about human beings than you ever wished to know. I... Continue Reading →

Pushing On

After losing my grandmother to cancer in December we recently recieved news that my grandfather has cancer now too. Coping with her loss while simultaneously coming to terms with his illness has understandably made me a slew of emotions. I find myself pushing on to keep from going under. Whether I wanted to or not... Continue Reading →

Timing is Everything

Being quiet has never been my strong suit. What happens once you discover who you are and you are ready to move on to what you know you were born to do? What do you do when you’re not quite ready? What happens in that inbetween place? The place that is filled with diapers, dishes,... Continue Reading →

No Exceptions.

The moment you realize Jesus actually is who He says He is you automatically become part of the family. You suddenly find yourself smack dab in the middle of brothers and sisters you never knew you had. I met my biological father when I was 17 years old and with that I got my two... Continue Reading →

#TearfulTuesday

One of the joys of most mental illness' are their predictability. They either hang out constantly or you know when it's coming. 12 years with depression and I typically know when it is about to show up. Sadness from grief on the other hand is something still very new to me. It has has been... Continue Reading →

But Wait…This Hurts

Having a family of my own has forced me to look at what my family situation growing up actually looked like. We are now over 8 years into this whole parenting thing and I am realizing it is all just a case of the blind leading the blind. No matter how much we want to... Continue Reading →

See You Soon, My Meme

What do you do with news you never wanted? How are you supposed to react when part of your heart is going away? I am not sure of any of these things. All I know is three to six months is not enough time to say goodbye. Three to six months is a nanosecond in... Continue Reading →

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