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Taking Medication for Self Care

Taking Medication for Self Care

When I first started taking medications I fought myself so much about taking them. I didn’t want to be on medicine. I wanted to be “normal” and being on medication for my mental health made me feel like I was “crazy.” Like something was wrong […]

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

We traveled to Ft. Lauderdale, FL for the MPower Summit that Josh is attending for work. Wearing shorts the entire time has been difficult and extremely anxiety provoking. Mary Ellen and I have been having a good time exploring and playing while Josh is in […]

MEO’s First Beach Camping Trip

MEO’s First Beach Camping Trip

I’m going through some old photos on my computer and found these from MEO’s first time camping on the beach! It was in 2016 at Carolina Beach, NC. Look at that wild beach hair! ….and at this point, we hadn’t even left for the beach […]

Camping & 4Wheeling in Uwharrie

Camping & 4Wheeling in Uwharrie

Josh recently got a new buggy that has a back seat already built for kids, so we took MEO on her first 4wheeling adventure! Below the video are a bunch of photos from the weekend! We’ll be back as soon as possible, I’m sure. MEO […]

Why Cat-Calling Affects My Mental Health

Why Cat-Calling Affects My Mental Health

This literally just happened to me less than an hour ago. And now I’m sitting here writing, processing, and trying not to let my mind spiral out of control. I don’t want to have a panic attack. I don’t want to let this affect my […]

Halloween 2017, MEO’s DIY Bat Costume!

Halloween 2017, MEO’s DIY Bat Costume!

This year Mary Ellen wants to be a BAT for Halloween! She’s so creative and she’s getting old enough to have a vision for what she wants. It’s so fun getting to help her and seeing her little creative mind go wild. I try really […]

Labor Day Weekend & Visiting Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville, NC!

Labor Day Weekend & Visiting Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville, NC!

It’s the laaaast day of our long Labor Day weekend break! Early Friday morning, Josh left to spend the weekend 4wheeling in West Virginia, so it was just me and MEO all weekend. Friday morning, MEO and I went to Starbucks for a little breakfast […]

Throwback Thursday : Mindy Gledhill Repost!

Throwback Thursday : Mindy Gledhill Repost!

Remember that time Mindy Gledhill messaged me and asked if she could repost a painting I did of one of her lyrics?   Yeah… that was pretty freaking awesome. 👍🏻 Also, aren’t these such fun lyrics? All About Your Heart is the name of the song […]

Spirit Week at Karate International!

Spirit Week at Karate International!

Karate International of Raleigh had SPIRIT WEEK this week! It was the first year they’ve done a “Spirit Week” and it was so much fun!         Saturday was USA Saturday, but, we took a break and rested at home that day. Even […]

Real First World Problems : An Emoji Dilemma

Real First World Problems : An Emoji Dilemma

I love emojis. They’re so fun right? I mean, sometimes I go back and forth in my head wondering if I’m using them a bit too much….  but then I remember, there’s no such thing as too many emojis! (Learned that from my 4 year […]