What becoming an unexpectant mother taught me about self-care.

Having a newborn in your home full-time when you weren't exactly planning on having one is a jolt to your reality.

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Change is guaranteed.

I haven’t been the best wife and partner, honestly. And this is the story about how I’m going to change that. 

The Fix Your Hot Mess Challenge: Phase One

The first objective of the "Fix Your Hot Mess Challenge" is ensuring your home is a positive and welcoming space for you. For some of us, that's not a big challenge, especially if someone in the home (or yourself) has a more organizational bone. But for those of us who struggle in that department, it's a biggie.

Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 7)

May 3rd, 2018 Six years ago today I met my (now) husband in person. We were already friends for a couple years prior to that. It was the most unforgettable trip in the sense that I wasn't at all nervous and embraced the whole process. I had never gone on such an extensive trip by … Continue reading Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 7)

Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 2)

March 29th, 2018. 10:30 PM I stood at the entrance to the guest bathroom covered in sweat and my short hair tied up in a mess on the top of my head and rocking a sports bra and leggings on my far-from-athletic body. Our cat, Bear, had made a total mess of it while she … Continue reading Life, As Told By Sara (Chapter 2)

Life, as told by Sara (Chapter 1)

Here I sit. It's a really nice day out, and I'm afraid to even open the curtains. I'm back in that crippling pit of anxiety, and I am not sure how to get out of it. But I really need to go to the vet that is a 6-minute walk away and I'm afraid to … Continue reading Life, as told by Sara (Chapter 1)