Celebrate Each Milestone

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This is me April 2014 on Easter.  This is me today. This week I reached the 30 pound mark! WHAT? 12 months to reach 30 pounds sounds like forever. But look. It wasn’t! I have worked on so much more than my weight number over these last few months. I accepted a food addiction. I experienced severe depression. The worst it has been in a LONG

Love Inspired Book Series Review and Giveaway

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  I have started reading fiction books. I am now a huge fan of mystery, romance, drama, you name it. It is a beautiful escape from everyday life for me. I am picky about what I read. I want it to be a story with real emotions and not a lot of offensive wording or situations. I was excited to hear about The Love Inspired book

This Is Not The Life I Expected…

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This weekend my husband and I were talking. My daughter turns 9 this week and it got us thinking. If you had told us 10 years ago, that one day we would have a 9 and a 5 year old, we would have laughed. This is not the life I expected to have. Let me tell you a little story that will help you see

Challenging Stereotypes and Overcoming Failures

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This post is brought to you by GoldieBlox and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences, and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. I only share products that I support and love!  I am what you might call a nerd. It is true. I always have been a misfit. We