About a month ago I started to feel unsettled with my current life. Don’t get me wrong – I am GRATEFUL for the amazing life I have. My husband works insanely hard so I don’t have to work full-time. My kids are healthy, happy and fun. I am healthy, active and busy. So what the […]Read More Managing Motherhood
This month, Ellie turned 10 months and Jack turned 2 1/2. Jack: – LOVES music and youtube music videos: pentatonix, Daft Punk and Michael Jackson are his favorites. – Favorite movie: Toy Story. He sleeps with a Buzz and Woody doll. Greets you by saying, “Howdy, Padnah (partner)” and “To Infinity and Beyond!” Refuses to […]Read More Keeping up with the Ramseys.
Jake, is the head coach of a CrossFit box in Arkansas. I’ve had the pleasure of taking his class, being coached by him and watching him develop into a wonderful trainer and athlete. He’s one of those annoying people who can envision himself performing a skill or moving heavy weight and actually do it. He […]Read More The Opens (Why I’m Crazy)
I am constantly looking for ways to improve my nutrition and eating habits. I read frequently. I have many leather-bound books and my house smells of rich mahogany. (Ron Burgundy, anyone?) Anyways, one of the things I tend to be horrible at is eating consistently clean. I will do wonderful for about a week. But […]Read More 24 Day Challenge – Week 1
I feel so guilty for only posting once a month. It makes me cringe every time I think about my neglected blog. I want to write, I really do. But when I think about everything else I SHOULD be doing, it just falls to the bottom of my to-do list. SO, while I should be […]Read More stop, collaborate and listen.
Sorry for the delay in blogging. I turned 25 on Monday. This means I have Alzheimer’s already and they don’t have internet in the nursing home Spencer Pratt shipped me off to live. I can remember being 17, graduating from high school and thinking, “When I’m 25 I’ll get married. Then by 27 have my […]Read More Quarter of a Century.
Jack is almost 9 months old. That means for 9 months, I have been primarily staying at home (working nights in the ER on the weekends, teaching fitness classes) and enjoying getting to know our new permanent housemate. In the past month, it seems his personality has exploded over night and in addition to being […]Read More kids are the ultimate form of narcissism.
Josh turned 28 yesterday and Jack and I spent the week celebrating our favorite guy with lots of good food, tattoos, and friends. When I asked him what he wanted for his birthday, he excitedly exclaimed, “Another tattoo!” I laughed, and reminded him he’s 28, not 18, but in the end he won and has […]Read More 28 is great.
after college, spring break goes away to Never-Never Land where it plays with unicorns and rainbows and your favorite puppy that “went away” when you were a child. as an adult, your spring break turns into keeping a 5-month-old baby alive and completing certifications for work. this week, i took a class called TNCC. Trauma […]Read More spring break died when i became an adult.
One of top 10 favorite movies happens to be Hook. I can remember seeing it for the first time when we were stationed with my dad in South Korea. Now, as an adult the movie makes me cry. every. single. time. when Peter is figuring out how to become a Lost Boy again and nobody has […]Read More you need a mother, very badly.