Auditing My Life

One of the things this pandemic has caused, is a reset. It has allowed us, if we dared, to look inward and address some of the things we have been putting off. All of our lists of things we mourn doing, our hidden fears, or suppressed goals. Forcing us to assess some of the things…

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I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Pt 3: Emotional Cheating

I started watching the show Doctor Foster on Netflix the other day (yes, I am VERY behind), and it got me thinking about the psychological stress people go through when they have been cheated on. The questions, you begin to ask yourself, unpacking and reliving major or even minor events in your life, to see…

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Sting

The sting of being shut out of your pain is lingering,I thought we agreed we would communicate our feelings,We were in this together,But the cold I am feeling is something I never expected,My mind left wondering,Worries and fears circling,Wondering if you’re safe,Sad that your dark thoughts will engulf you,And I won’t be there to lend…

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Body Wars

I’ve blogged about it previously, but it’s a funny feeling stepping into myself. I genuinely feel like I am becoming me- I know I have said that previously, but I can’t stress it enough, it really is a peeling away. This week on the blog, I’m diving into the war we play around with our…

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves

Life can be overwhelming at times, and lately it feels like everything is so much more acute. All of our feelings are so much more visceral and so much more 0 to 100, I don’t know if we’re willing to simply sit with out feelings a lot more. It’s all reaction based. A couple of…

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I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Pt 2: Vulnerability

I was always shown the stoic, resilient, strong female, they are celebrated in our family (as they most definitely should be), but sometimes I wish I knew about their worries. Their fears, feelings of inadequacies, their challenges. Being pregnant with 16 children and birthing 11 healthy gives you some type of superhuman strength, but maybe…

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Finding Courage

This blog post came about in an interesting way, so the other day I was having a conversation with a friend who then said to me, “I wish I was as brave as you, you were unhappy in your personal situation and you decided to do something about it.” For a few seconds, I genuinely…

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Breaking Patterns

I’ll start off by saying, I never wanted to be a single mother (I’m sure not many people do), I always thought that when my time for motherhood would come about, I would be settled and in a long term and long lasting relationship. Yet, somehow in my core, I kind of knew I would…

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I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Pt 1: Single Parenting

Parenting, parenting, parenting!!! Gah!! There is so much they don’t tell you in the books and so much you are constantly learning! A lot, they never tell you! Adding to that, doing it alone is whole other mental trip! This week on the blog, we’re launching a new mini series of things we wished someone…

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