Who We Are is in This Moment

“I miss who you were”. Someone told me this the other day, and I wasn’t quite sure how to take it. I know that it was said with good intentions, and I get it, because I miss my pain free, bubbly self too. But at the end of the day when one is diagnosed with […]

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Grain Free Granola (Paleo & AIP)

One of the things I’ve struggled with the most since starting the Autoimmune protocol is not having an easy and effortless snack to grab. It’s unfortunate, because portable snacks are so important while on full elimination, as you will have to search long and hard to find a snack that’s compliant outside of the home. […]

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In Sickness and in Health

When he announced in front of all of our friends and family that he took me as his lawfully wedded wife “to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part” neither of us had any idea how meaningful those words […]

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You Fooled Me Daylily

We have a ton of daylilies in the backyard. They all blossom effortlessly, year after year. All but one that is. I planted it 8 years ago, and it rarely ever EVER blooms. It is the biggest mound of lilies in the whole yard, but rarely actually flowers. I got it on sale at Lowe’s […]

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A Marie Kondoing of People

There is no bigger time suck than maintaining friendships that don’t (as our good friend Marie Kondo says) “spark joy”. This year I realized, I do not have time to maintain all of these things. It’s time to do some cleaning- if a relationship doesn’t bring me complete and utter joy, it’s going to get phased out.

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Sorry Size 6, It’s Over

Sorry size 6, it’s over. It’s not you, it’s me. We want different things, and I deserve someone who can embrace me for who I am. I’m tired of being obsessed with you, and for trying to make it work between us. You are toxic, and a dream that is not really mine, but one […]

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