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Exercise and I have a love/hate relationship. While I HATE the thought of it and hate actually getting started (believe it or not, the hardest element of working out for me is actually getting in my workout clothes!) once I get started I usually LOVE the way it feels and I have a great time.
Time. That is my biggest enemy.
It's not that I do NOT have the time in my day, but when I do have time, I've got a list of about a million things that need to be done. And with three small…Continue
I have always been a bit socially awkward. Not weird, just unpolished. I often stick my foot in my mouth or I blurt out things without thinking. Basically I have no filter. Oh and I have a very strange laugh when I'm nervous.
Since losing an infant, this problem has grown worse. Now I make others feel awkward too. It is not intentional.
My conversations with a stranger now go like this:
"Nice to meet you. What do you do?"
Me: "I'm a…
I do not proclaim to be an excellent seamstress, or even that creative or good at DIY projects. However, I do know that I desperately needed curtains in all of our bedrooms and in our dining room, and I nearly upchucked when I started looking at price tags.
I have a sewing machine, I can do simple projects, and JoAnn's had a 70% off sale on their curtain fabrics and hardware. This created the perfect storm!
I started by searching Pinterest and really didn't…Continue
April 2005. I had only been stationed in Germany for a few months at the time, but my husband and I had made friends quickly as you do in an overseas military post. The Lieutenant who had sponsored me for my move (we'll call him Corey) and his German wife (let's call her Anja) had really taken us under their wings. Anja was pregnant with their first baby. A girl. Although they had very little for the baby, Anja hesitated when the ladies in the unit offered to throw her a baby shower,…Continue