Personal Thoughts

Living My Best Life

It's 9 days into 2018, and I can honestly say that I am living my best life. A short story that I submitted to a contest was chosen for publication (out of hundreds of submissions!), my first novel, Echaria Rising, is 4 months away from publication, I've dropped 6 pounds, I re-launched my photography business… Continue reading Living My Best Life

FAMILY, Personal Thoughts

Here We Go!

Welcome, 2018! I know, I know, I'm a few days late with this post (what else is new). In all fairness, this transition into 2018 has been BUSY. I've been working a LOT; I've started doing overnights with an absolutely fabulous family (for real, I love them from the bottom of my heart!) and I… Continue reading Here We Go!


Whole30 | Days 3 – 5

Well, here's the latest Whole30 update! I'm still going strong, here at the end of day 5. By the end of day 3, "The Hangover" was intense, and by the morning of day 4, I was sitting squarely in the land of "Kill all the Things", as predicted. Needless to say, I did not have… Continue reading Whole30 | Days 3 – 5


Whole30 | Day 2

According to the Whole30 guide, day 2 begins the "Hangover" days. And boy, did I feel it! Thankfully, my fav guy let me sleep in (till 10! shhhh don't tell anyone). But I essentially feel like I got hit by a truck. When I finally got up and went to stand, my legs were all… Continue reading Whole30 | Day 2


Whole30 | Day 1

Well, for those of you who've been following me for a while on various social media outlets, this isn't news. But I'm overweight. Severely so. I am 135 lbs over the healthy weight for a female of my age and height, and I am 150 lbs heavier than I was before having kids. Part of… Continue reading Whole30 | Day 1