I Got My Break

I have been Isla free for almost 7 days. Granted, this mini mom vacay was brought in part by it being Nathan’s weekend and my wisdom tooth being pulled out and being doped up on pain pills for the two days Isla was supposed to be home with me. The break has been nice. Two […]

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Working on Us – Week 5

Beckiesmentalmess blog has posted week 5 of “working on us”! I chose prompt 1. Q1: If an eating disorder isn’t about food or weight, what is it all about? And, what has it done to you personally? Well, I once knew a girl who had an eating disorder. She suffered from bulimia, but not in […]

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Wisdom Teeth

The true wisdom comes from who keeps them and who doesn’t. To keep them is foolish. At least that’s what the dentists say. I had a theory that the wisdom teeth were for when your back molars get cavities and rot out or pulled out, whatever…you get the point, they’re gone. Anyways, the wisdom teeth […]

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Mommies Need Breaks Too

Tonight is one of my good friend’s birthday party. Yet for me, it’s another weekend of being trapped in my house, hoping that maybe I can find a babysitter from 8pm – at least 10pm. This is not only hard to find, but it’s hard for me… Bedtime is at 8pm. Having to take Isla […]

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Working on Us – Mental Health Prompt

I’m doing another one of BeckiesMentalMess “Working on Us” prompt! I’ve decided to go with prompt #1 and answer a couple of questions. How do you deal with the stigma surrounding your mental disorder/illness? If so, in what way? The stigma around OCD is usually being a neat freak or germaphobe. But this is simply […]

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Diary Entry: Bridget and I Went to Crossett for Research for HWY16

Every town has it’s myths, and Crossett, AR has a big one. The Crossett light is an alluring willow of the wisp that appears down an old dirt road in Ashley County Arkansas, causing light traffic to kick up dust in hopes of seeing the ghost light. Bridget and I decided to head that way […]

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Happy Father’s Day

Fathers day is a weird one this year! Daniel had been a father figure for Isla for so long that it felt weird not getting him something. So Isla and I picked out a “Thank You” card so it wouldn’t be too weird. I bought the ingredients for Isla to make her daddy his favorite […]

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Diary Entry: De-cluttering!

My desk had gotten so bad! I have so many projects I get started on, and then I end up getting lost in the mess! I also have a problem with keeping pencils and pens, and then buying more…. I finally threw a lot away, put what needed to go into my backpack in a […]

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