Handling Life as it Comes

Living life off the cuff -- that's what this entire blog is about;  being able to go with the flow, take life as it comes, handle whatever comes my way. As I write those terribly cliche phrases, I can't help but feel my anxiety rise up from the tips of my toes straight up my… Continue reading Handling Life as it Comes


Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Don’t Suffer in Silence

If you or anyone you know is suffering from a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PPD/PPA, etc.), please know there is help. You don't have to suffer in shame or silence. Struggling with a maternal mental health issue does not make you a bad person or parent, and you don't have to go it alone.… Continue reading Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Don’t Suffer in Silence

This is 38

38 is a nice round number. I feel old(er), but...I like it. With 38 comes more confidence in myself -- or maybe it's not as much confidence, as it is a feeling of "this is me, I accept me, and if you don't...that's okay." With 38 comes the hope of actively participating in my life,… Continue reading This is 38


Be Kind…Always

After I had my twins, life was...challenging. I had lined up helpers in advance, because I knew how hard it was going to be, and also because I knew me. I have a history of anxiety, and had already battled postpartum depression and anxiety. I know exactly what stress, busy-ness and lack of sleep does… Continue reading Be Kind…Always


Life is My Muse

Earlier this summer, a friend I hadn't seen in a very long time asked me where I glean my inspiration from. He was referring to my writing. He didn't want to know about my career--he wasn't concerned with knowing the publications I write for, or even the type of content I specialize in--he wanted to… Continue reading Life is My Muse