Let’s not measure progress

first podcast

I like to create spreadsheets. Who doesn't? There is something so incredibly calming about seeing well-organized data. When I was working at the startup I kept a spreadsheet of everything I did during the day. It not only made me feel like a badass and super productive, but it also was nice to be able ...

submerged

swimsuits

A few weeks ago, in a flurry of resolutions and dedications, I signed up for some water classes at the YMCA. Those classes officially began last week, a time when I most certainly needed to get out of the house and clear my mind. I figured a) I already paid for the classes, b) working ...

February has been brutal

do not give up

This month has been brutal. I've talked about the move stuff, but seriously, this move has been really long and tedious. Freezing cold temperatures, ice-covered roads and sidewalks, snow days - winter in general - do not make for ideal moving conditions. The good news is that we are 100% out of our former home. I ...

Guess what I have been doing…

new office

February 1st my family got the key to our new home. For the last two weeks it has been house packing, house purging, house moving, house whatevering insanity. First, I want to say, I love where we live. LOVE IT. I love seeing the house as I am driving down the street. I love pulling ...

We get the key on Saturday

new key

Sometimes it's the small things that feel so huge. Saturday morning our family will be getting the key to our new home. Just a bit of metal that can fit in the palm of your hand...and it will be life-changing. To say we are excited is a massive understatement. To say we are prepared to move ...

Love Yourself First: a Hallmark love story & giveaway

PutYourHearttoPaper

This post represents a compensated editorial partnership with Hallmark. All content and opinions are mine. For years I was on the sidelines of love. I watched the hearts of others as they collided, merged, becoming larger and newly formed. It’s a beautiful thing to see a love story unfold. For whatever reason I was terrified to live and ...