Body Image Series, Intro: What am I supposed to look like?

Hey, peeps! January is nearing its end. It’s the first mile-marker on the New Year’s Resolution Trail. Did you make any physical/workout/dieting type goals this year? If so, how are things going? Awesome? Not so much? Either way, keep reading! I’d love input from both sides. During my divorce, I wrote about a slew of… Read More Body Image Series, Intro: What am I supposed to look like?


I signed the papers yesterday. Every time I take another step forward, another part of me dies. Why? Isn’t this what I wanted? To break free? To find independence? Happy Independence Day to all the perfect happy families around me celebrating together while I drown in my tears alone. A picnic or a firework does… Read More Drowning


It was a rough day. Unpacking has been harder than I thought. Every time I open a box, I’m met with more memories like sharp knives that stab my already wounded heart. Today I shed tears over an outfit I wore when I went to my husband’s mission homecoming, donated lingerie from my wedding night,… Read More Boxes

My move

Editor’s note: I’m remarried now, and as it turns out, this day–the day I pulled the moving truck into town–was my second husband’s birthday! Isn’t that crazy?!? Just goes to show that you never know what’s around the corner. 🙂 ~MamaC Well … I survived. I made the cross-country trip, retracing my steps back to… Read More My move