This Is It

This Is It

I have a secret to tell you. It's not going to be easy to hear but I know it to be true. You're going to die. I can't tell you when or where but it's going to happen. This is it. No pressure, but this is your life. It's scary to think about, which I guess is why we...

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Kiddie Cocktails & Chemo

Kiddie Cocktails & Chemo

Kids are resilient. They wear their feelings and raw emotions in ways that more grown-ups could learn from. This weekend we got a chance to celebrate some pretty amazing little people, my sweet 3 year old was one of them. [gallery...

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Lighting a fire in the dark

Lighting a fire in the dark

Grief, depression, heartache and sadness. They roll around like dice, one landing firmly in place and the other balancing on edge making it nearly impossible to see what the exact emotion is you have to play with. It's a heaviness, a pressure sitting on your chest...

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I can do really hard things

I can do really hard things

I have a little sign sitting on my shelf just above the wine glasses and next to my husband's ashes that says, "Life's not about waiting for the storm to pass but about learning to dance in the rain." I keep all of these little notes around the house in hopes of...

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A Sh*t Show called Grief

A Sh*t Show called Grief

I barely write anymore. Every time I think about it, I say to myself no one wants to hear about the life of a 32 year old single mother who has put on weight, doesn't have a job and lays in bed swiping through pathetic attempts at online dating. Ouch. That sounded...

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