I was always a chubby kid. As I entered my teen years, I was the overweight kid. I was painfully self-conscious of how much space I took up, and I lacked confidence in just being who I was – big or small. I was always on some sort of diet, only to be ambushed by eating too many comfort foods… View Post
However you want to phrase doing something scary, I am doing it. I recently quit my 8-5 and am working very part-time as I develop my freelance writing and editing business. Gulp! Yikes! What have I done?! I’ve wondered this once or twice (maybe hundreds) of times in the past few weeks. It happened without me planning it, a ball started… View Post
She had her hands to her face, and she kept repeating to the lifeguard, “That’s my baby. That’s my baby.” My best friend’s toddler son, my godson, lay blue and unresponsive by the side of the pool, while lifeguards worked tirelessly on him. I scurried between the side of the pool, where I would touch my friend’s arm, to gathering… View Post
I am over at my wonderful friend’s rachel + regan blog today talking about my journey to a grateful heart. Gratitude can be difficult at times, but it is one of the best things we can do for ourselves – finding the smallest or biggest things and expressing thankfulness for them.
Hi, friends! It has been a long time since I last posted. This fall has been crazy. I have been to Kentucky, New York and Orlando in six weeks. I have visited the hospital and watched kids. Tromped and poked and visited places. It has been full of life. So full I have yet to process and tell you anything… View Post