I Was Tested for Covid-19

I was tested for COVID-19. I have been debating sharing this because I really don’t want any of those “Are you okay?” questions, or the...

I’ll Have a Large Diet Coke

I have always been a diet soda drinker.  Yes, even as a kid there would be empty glass bottles of diet soda that I would sneak the last...

Are You Ready To Order??

I love going out to eat.  There’s something about being at a restaurant watching the waiters and bartenders scurry through their evening...

Let’s Try This…

As a little girl, I had horrible ear infections.  They would usually start with a normal cold and before you knew it, I couldn’t hear,...

Migraines

You know the worst thing about the unexpected, is it is just that…unexpected.  It started out like every other morning complete with me...

When Is Enough, Enough???

I’ve spent my whole life living in central Ohio.  Our logo has been “The Heart of it All”, but I’m going to be honest with you…if you’re...

Dreams Come True

I grew up in the seventies.  I feel like that statement in and of itself should paint a vivid picture of long hair and in turn, for...

Sin Bucket

There was a time not so long ago when I lived in a house that was constantly under various stages of construction. Sometimes there was a...

What Color Shall We Paint?

Raising two girls kept my house full of action, unexpected outbursts of Disney Princess songs, and what I have lovingly named “estrogen...

Grape Juice

I’ve always been independant.  Well, I’ve always tried to be independant.  My mom tells an adorable story about when I was 18 months old...

Chocolate Cake

When I was a little girl my mom and her siblings would all bring their families together for holidays.  We’re talking Christmas, New...

Anxiety Terrorism

When my youngest daughter was in Kindergarten, she began to do what she could to prepare for the life ahead of her.  While she was still...

Dropping The Ball

My life hasn’t been that different than the jugglers really.  I have taken one ball at a time and began to orchestrate a delicate dance...

My Grandpa

My grandpa loved football.  He spent most weekends with his eyes focused on the television, cheering for whatever team was winning at the...

Faith In Action

One day at the ripe mature age of 17, I was running around with my friends.  There was this special place tucked back in the woods where...

I Hear You

It was a surprise being a mom at the age of 20. Being a mom wasn’t a “party” kind of surprise, I always knew I wanted to be a mom, but...

I Am Mom

Motherhood…it’s not what it looked like in the brochure. There’s something sweet about having a baby in your arms that makes you think...

Sweet Potatoes

It’s not that I planned on being pregnant at 19. I mean don’t get me wrong I wasn’t an “afterschool special” or anything. I was married...