Embrace Whatever Keeps You Alive

Perhaps the saddest irony of depression is that suicide happens when the patient gets a little better and can again function sufficiently. In the past five days, I’ve lost two friends to suicide.  And I am shocked. Even with my…

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11.19.18 1

Here Lately

Happy Thanksgiving week! It’s been a bit, but I thought I’d give an update about what’s been going on lately … it’s been crazy around here. ♥ Dale’s littlest spent a some time in Children’s Hospital with the crud. I…

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10.3.18 2

Wedding Wednesday: The Beginning

Tomorrow will mark one month since Dale and I got engaged. Which seems bananas. While we’ve been going over how we’d like to celebrate, we haven’t made any firm plans regarding the date or location (though we’ve narrowed location to…

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9.28.18 4

The Day of Reckoning

let the whole world know that today is a day of reckoning. (TW: sexual assault / violence) If you are anything like me (and if you identify as a woman, I’m guessing you are, at least in the context of…

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8.10.18 1

Kindness + Other Thoughts

I’ve always been intrigued by the little things. The seemingly insignificant acts that you might not notice unless you were looking for them. Too many folks (myself included) get so caught up in grand gestures that we forget about the…

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