Six Reasons my Fifth Kid Seems Neglected

It’s not always easy to be the last of 5 kids. Often there’s just too much going on in a family of seven for the last kid to get a lot of one-on-one attention. Sometimes usually that fifth kid may […]

God, Legitly our Father

Today I was feeding my 3 month old baby a bottle.  He was hungry, and he was downing it. But I stopped him halfway through to burp him because he has a tendency to get gassy, Like, screaming in pain, […]

Letter to Myself

  It’s very therapeutic to write.  Especially to write a letter to oneself.  And to read it 1, 2, or 6 1/2 years later is so eye-opening. I recently found this draft of a blog post unfinished.  I think I started it […]

Happy(?) Halloween!

I really love Halloween. Not only is it the start of “The Holidays” but it’s also my youngest sister’s birthday, (insert happy birthday shout-out here)! As far as I know, I have never NOT dressed up for Halloween and gone […]

dIsToRtIoN

  My head is too small. My face is too shiny. My stomach is too jiggly. My laugh is too loud. My chin is too…double. My nostrils look like big feet. I sleep too much. I eat WAY too much. […]

Another Sunday FAIL

I had another perfect Sunday to add to my list of Sunday fails. Of course it started out like any other Sunday (couldn’t find Princess’ shoes, J-Dog didn’t have time to brush his teeth, and Hubby was grumpy about the aforementioned unpreparedness).  […]

I’m Sorry for Saying I’m Sorry!

    I don’t know about you, but I’m always feeling guilty about something.  I don’t exactly know why, nor do I know that it is particularly helpful to feel this way, especially when it’s a LOT of guilt and […]

The Top 10 reasons Why I AM a Real Runner

  My blog post, The Top 10 Reasons Why I’m Not a “Real” Runner, was a real downer.  On the upside, I do consider myself a “real” runner, and here are the Top 10 reasons why (hey, I like top […]

The Top 10 Reasons I’m Not a "Real" Runner

  According to SOME people  (like one high school track coach and a bunch of idiots on the runnersworld.com forums) I shouldn’t count myself as a “real” runner.  Here the Top 10 reasons why: 10. My Freshman year in high […]

Depression is a Cancer

Depression is a cancer. Don’t hate me for the comparison.  I wouldn’t wish cancer on anyone and I don’t claim to understand what any cancer, let alone a terminal diagnosis would do to a person.  But when people talk about […]