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 […]


  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 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 […]