As a teenager, I battled with an eating disorder (anorexia). I've spent the rest of my life in "recovery" for that same eating disorder. My "recovery" has been strongly aided by the fact that as a young adult I developed hypoglycemia. Now, I was never a large teenager. In fact, I was probably always falling… Continue reading Beginning
So we are down to the last couple days prior to our CF Walk! I created this team in support of The Frey Life... they are a YouTube family who share their daily journey with CF. You can find their YouTube channel here! The team is a little ways away from reaching our goal. We… Continue reading Last Call: Donate Today!!
Today was the day... the day that we took Caleb into get his ACL repaired in his knee. He seemed like he had it all together until we arrived at the hospital. I was nervous and had a really hard time sleeping through the night. So, I was not as calm as he was. However,… Continue reading Caleb’s ACL Repair
This year, Hailee went to prom with her boyfriend. Because there are two different high schools here in town, they were going to his prom. He's a junior where she is still a sophomore. She won't get her own prom until next year. I wanted to make sure that Shawn has a photo of him… Continue reading Hailee Goes To Prom
Way back when-- I used to partake in the "101 Goals in 1001 Days". I have since stopped because I never make it through. Well, honestly, I loose interest in even trying well before the 1001 days. I thrive better on the smaller goals. But then again, based on the last three months-- I fail at… Continue reading Trying Sushi
So, I wanted to make the jump... after I talked a little bit with Hippie Lady and then a few others who have their blogs posted on WordPress. I didn't decide to go this way very easily though! It took me a lot of going back and forth. Because I didn't give WordPress a lot of… Continue reading I’m Giving It
So, if you didn't know already... Starbucks released a promotional drink today. Of course, with social media being what it is... we had to try it out! Heck, Laura barely came in the door before she was asking if we could take a trip to Starbucks. Which I had already planned on doing anyways (because… Continue reading #Unicorn
Time to hold myself accountable for my resolutions for this month! But in all honestly, it isn't going so bad. I think making the goals more specific has really helped me out. So, let's see where I'm falling on as of now! Put 4% of each income into savings (made in two deposits). I have… Continue reading April Mid-Month Resolutions
Shawn works with a lawn care company. He has worked for lawn care companies since before we ever started dating. I personally never looked at my yard and thought anything of it. I never worried about how much it was watered. I never worried about fertilizer. I never worried about weed control (except for the… Continue reading Need Footwear For Work?
I'm pretty excited to let everyone know something I am up to! I've never really participated in any of these walks. But this year, I'm going to b doing it. I've chosen to do the Great Strides walk for CF (cystic fibrosis) in the metro Illinois area! I'm doing this walk in honor of The… Continue reading I’m Walking– Will You Help?