I’m a big girl….

Or am I? When I think about the word “big” I envisage a huge, shapeless mass…and honey, I am NOT shapeless. To the contrary, I am full of curves. But, yes, I am big-er than other women. It hasn’t always been that way…

Let’s Talk about Sex and Marriage pt. 1

*this post contains some very adult language.* SEX! Why don’t more married people have sex?! When I was about 25, I was at a Pampered Chef party and the conversation inevitably changed from which ladles were the most effective to much more palatable conversation. The woman there were…

Finally Decorating the Office

I went on a spontaneous trip to Marshall’s today…My home office is in desperate need of decorating. The most important thing at the moment is finding a new chair. As much time as I spend sitting there, my butt needs to be comfortable. I found a…

What’s Your Purpose?

Someone close to me told me, “I feel like your life has no purpose.” As you can imagine, I was surprised and angry. How can someone else tell me that my life has no purpose? Why does their idea of a purposeful life have to align with my…

Marriage isn’t all it’s cracked up to be….

You have the perfect marriage…I am so jealous!!!! People in my life are constantly asking me how Will and I are so happy. I would go so far as to say that people idolize our marriage. I am the first one to tell people that marriage is NOT…

Is there such a thing….

as too many notebooks? Hell no. I am a writer. And if you are a writer then you know what I mean when I say people find me a little weird. Us writers…we live in our heads. We are constantly absorbed with endless abstract thoughts forming into fantastical…

I’m not a poet…

I remember the exact day I wrote this poem. I was never big into poetry…I don’t consider myself a poet. But this day, I was driving home from work and my sister and I were talking all about our childhood. It was a random conversation and…

I am a Writer

Ahhhhhh…..so you have stumbled upon my safe place. My previously hidden sanctuary. I have kept this place hidden for as long as I have been writing. But 2017 is a self proclaimed year of pushing the limits. Simply put, this is the year I stop being a scared…