I read an article on the “Ring Theory” a few years ago and its has been something I have tried to practice in my own life. The creator says it can be used for almost any crisis. Medical, legal, financial, romantic, even existential. Below is their example: “Draw a circle. This is the center ring. In it, put…… Continue reading Dump Out, Comfort In.
My very good friend was induced this morning. We went through our pregnancy 4 weeks apart, sharing the weird symptoms and checking in on each other throughout. She’s continued to be a support though I’m sure seeing the worst case scenario play out couldn’t have been easy for her. I woke up this morning with…… Continue reading Get it together.
What do you do when the friends you thought were steadfast, aren’t there for you? One thing we’ve taken from our experience is that M. and I are VERY lucky to have the support system we have. The majority of our family are states away yet we rarely feel alone. But its hard when I’m in…… Continue reading MIA
I read this on reddit today. I don’t want to forget it. Credit goes to u/gsnow, the original author:”I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, grandparents, mom, relatives, teachers, mentors, students, neighbors, and…… Continue reading Scars are a testament to life.
I was watching Ninja Warrior last night and one of the contestants was talking about his inspiration, his sister who has facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, a rare from of muscular dystrophy. He didn’t make it through, but was successful in sharing awareness and saying a phrase that struck me. In his talking head, they were asking about his…… Continue reading Heavy is the Heart
…everyday to make a living. Well more of 8-4, but the gist is the same. Last week was technically my first week of work, my boss was kind enough to let me do it from home, so I could ease into my routine and catch up on all my emails and past weekly reports. But…… Continue reading Working 9-5…
Today we’ve been trying to stay off social media. With the posts about all the great dads, first Father’s Day celebrations and missing dads, I just can’t. I want to do a post about Matt but it’s not his style. I want the world to know what a good dad he is. How he stayed…… Continue reading Father’s Day