BestLife

Momming After Infertility: It’s Okay to Have a Bad Day

Is there anything in the world more frustrating than having your plans thwarted at pretty much every turn? This was my day today. Thwart, thwart, thwart. Nothing but unadulterated thwartage. If this day had a name it would be Thwart McThwartson. This happens a lot when you are a mom. I really wanted to get […]

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The World Needs That You

What if she was right all along? She being me, that is. The first me. The real me. The skinny little girl on the swing with sun-streaked hair.  She believed with all her heart that life was pure possibility and that she was a part of it. She was a sweet, open-hearted little thing and […]

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Creating an Intentional Living Space

Here is some ugly truth for you. There are times, and the times are often, when I find myself legitimately crying over the state of our house. And I mean CRYING. Weeping. Face in my hands, slumped on the floor, practically swallowed up alive by laundry or toys or other random stupid homeless crap. UGLY CRYING. […]

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My Best Life Project

So here’s the dealio. I’m a pretty messy girl. I am not good with goals. I’m not good with plans. I don’t particularly love structure and I tend to get claustrophobic if I am bombarded with too many rules and ‘this is how it’s supposed to be’. I mean, okay, yes. I am a fully […]

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Girl, Wash Your Face. I Washed Mine.

It shouldn’t surprise me anymore when I’m just going about my day and a book comes along to blow up my life. It’s happened often enough. Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis. Dang, people. Just… dang. If you have been following along here you might remember when I talked about the kairos moment that changed […]

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My Top 5 Totally Invalid Excuses for Not Working Out

It’s sad, really. Because I actually like working out. I like feeling my heart step up to the plate and the sense of strength and energy that sings through my muscles. I love that good tired feeling that settles into my bones afterwards and, as someone living with depression, I’m never going to turn my nose […]

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