this isn’t my season

I worry about getting lost. About wasting my “good” years and having nothing to show for it. I worry that my kids will suck all the life out of me. That I’ll only live out a fraction of my potential. (I worry about whether Wendy’s chicken nuggets have ground-up chicken beaks in them too.  I …

sometimes i just don’t wanna know

I’ll never forget something my mother-in-law said years ago.  We were sitting in her living room, casually talking about fitness and health and me working at a gym (at the time) and I think I must have said something to the effect of, “Why don’t YOU work out/watch what you eat?” which seems super rude …

one word weekend

ta-da! cheeks. yolo. everything. flex. butter. work. tribe. hard. pre-spring. yaaassss! heatedsheets. thisguy. THISguy. pretty. (I can’t type just one word here.  Clara put more knots IN my hair than she took out.  Worth it though…she walked away with a new future profession.) 7.5weeks. noTHISguy. —————– QUESTION:  One word to describe your current MOOD.  <-hopeful…The …

investing in my marriage

Travis and I went away this weekend…. With zero children….. For the first time in nearly 3 years….. (That’s entirely too long between trips for those of you wondering.) The Biltmore Estate.  I’ve been twice before but it had been YEARS.  We both fell back in love with this mansion (a castle, really) and bought …