There are so many things in my life to be thankful for...a loving husband, two wonderful, silly dogs, parents, grandparents, siblings, a nice home, even pretty great in-laws. Still my life seems lacking. Try as I might, I just can't seem to get over the need to have a child. Since I can't fill my… Continue reading Empty Womb Syndrome
Ever wonder where those strange wedding traditions originated from? 1. Not seeing each other before the wedding The custom dates back to when arranged marriages were common. The idea was the groom first saw the bride at the wedding ceremony when it was too late to change their mind. Since arranged marriages are no longer… Continue reading Why do we do the things we do?
Taking Control of my Health Two and a half years ago I went to the doctor after years of just not feeling well. I wasn't exactly sick but I was constantly tired no matter how much I sleep I got the night before. After eating I wouldn't feel like doing anything. I felt sluggish and… Continue reading Our Maybe Baby: Nutrition & Diabetes
1. Making friends will never be easier. Finding the time to go out for a drink, or a movie, or a game night is so much more complicated when you have a full-time job, a spouse, children, etc. Plus there are all sorts of clubs and organizations to find people that are interested in the… Continue reading 10 Lessons Learned in College
Five months ago, my husband and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary which marked the beginning of us trying to conceive. At that point I was excited, hopeful, and optimistic about our family's future. But after five months of trying and no pregnancy it is hard to be anything but frustrated. Sometimes frustration seems like… Continue reading Our Maybe Baby: Volume 1
Sometimes I get obsessed about the absolutely most stupid things. Lately, that thing has been subscription boxes. About a year ago I heard about BarkBox, which seemed like a cool idea but seriously $29/mo to send me a box of stuff for my dog? No thanks. But since we have gotten a second dog we… Continue reading My Newest Obsession