We are the Sum of Our Company

Become wise by walking with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your life fall to pieces ~ Proverbs 13:20 The Message (MSG).  One of the more difficult things for me to work out postpartum was a consistent routine that allowed me to feel my healthiest and keep excess weight off. Pre-baby and during maternity leave…

Solitude: It’s not in the Loo Anymore

    "Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone. Solitude expresses the glory of being alone." ~ Paul Tillich One of the first things to suffer or threaten to disappear postpartum is time alone. I have always valued time alone because it has always been a vital component of my how-I-stay-sane routine. The weekend before…

TBT: Disaster Date Part 1

“Oh no you didn’t!!!” This GIF perfectly sums up my first ever blind date many moons ago. I should have known it was going to be an experience and a half when the man who I had been reliably informed was perfect for me, from my own country and a decent citizen showed up in a…

Funny First Date Horror Story

I am having a crappy week healthwise so I delved into some articles/journal entries/posts that I wrote a few years ago hoping for a little "pick up." I came out feeling much better and thoroughly reminded that dating was not only a lot of work, but it was also full of funny experiences like this…