2020: Lost a lot but we gained more

2020, it’s been a strange year. Ups and downs. Toilet paper and meat shortages (which, PSA, you can survive off zero meat, folks, but zero TP, I don’t want to try). We’ve evaluated our lives and then reevaluated them. Tried to figure out what the eff is happening. Who we are and what was going on. It truly was a year unlike any other I’ve seen (and hopefully ever see again).

2019: Year of Discovery

This year is going to be a year of discovery. I’ve deemed that my word of the year and am declaring it as truth. Discovering what it’s like to be a mom, wife, believer, small business owner, lifelong learning, traveler, vegan, friend, daughter, sister, informal writer (some of the titles I have that are important …

Third Trimester Part Three (to week 41)

Third trimester happenings: Currently writing this as we round the corner into week 41. This homestretch is turning out to be the hardest. I pride myself on being pretty even keeled and not overly emotional but this time has been testing (and hey, some of it I can’t help with all these crazy hormones, right??). We’ve …

Third Trimester Part Two (through week 35)

Third trimester happenings: We are in the home stretch! About a month out which is crazy. Throughout this pregnancy I’m learning to not put too much thought into other people’s experiences. People say the third trimester time slows down, you get huge, you feel like crap, etc. I think at some points I was waiting to …

Second Trimester Part Three – Third Trimester Part One (to week 33)

Second trimester happenings: It’s week 24 and we are trying out another name. We’re hoping this one will stick (but round one we also thought would stick and here we are) but we shall see. Also, once we do 100% decide we are keeping it a secret (SORRY!). I’ve got great news! The Raynaud’s I talked about …