New to this blog thing…

So, I finally decided to jump on the bandwagon and start a blog.  Here's the thing: I have no idea what I am doing.  I have decided to treat this blog as an online diary.  Everyone says how cathartic it can be.  I find it far easier to put my thoughts down on paper (or … Continue reading New to this blog thing…


First week of my new norm done!

My first 40 hour work week in almost 10 years is over.  I am exhausted and exhilarated at the same time.  I feel as if it really is a new beginning.  Now if I can just get a good routine going with household chores, I'll feel even better.  I have spent so long afraid of … Continue reading First week of my new norm done!

New Job, Upcoming Changes

So, someone finally hired me!  I had put out so many applications that I was about ready to give up!  I had a "Plan B" ready to be enacted for the summer, but this job offer was definitely a Hail Mary and came right at the last minute.  I still had an opportunity to select … Continue reading New Job, Upcoming Changes


Infertility and Miscarriages…

I suppose the best place to backtrack is when I started dreaming of becoming a mother.  We got married in the early 2000s and immediately started trying for a baby.  Simple enough, right?!?  Nope.  We went a few years without even a pregnancy.  Finally, in the fall of 2005 I found out I was pregnant. … Continue reading Infertility and Miscarriages…


Online Diary

Sweet, so absolutely no one has visited my blog.  Not one single person.  I suppose this means I really have an online diary.  I can write every thought down without worrying about some stranger's reaction.  Am I mad?  Nope.  I feel like people look to social media too much for approval and/or self-worth.  I don't … Continue reading Online Diary