I am content. Never in my life have I been so happy and at peace and full of what I’ll call “easy” joy. Being a stay-at-home wife and (now) mom has been far more exciting and beautiful than I thought it would. I’m used to anxiety and an ever-underlying depression. I’m not used to such … More To Kill the Mockingbird
Water. Steamy, soapy water covers my body as Pandora plays outside the shower curtain. This evening I am in no rush and am just enjoying being. I see the stripes across my hips; I laugh because they resemble crackling flames more than stretch marks. I kinda like them, actually. Post-partum has been very kind to … More What is Skinny, and Why Do I Want It?
Intolerance. It sounds like such a harsh word. It almost sounds hateful. If you really think about it, though, there are many things in life that we should not tolerate. Things like kidnapping children, burglaries, temper tantrums, and running over old ladies crossing the street. So what defines what we should and should not … More Intolerance: Get Off the Fence