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You Get to Decide the Boundaries in Your Life

I’m going to open up and talk to you guys about something I usually keep private: my dating relationship. This is something I’ve historically been kind of quiet about here on my blog, and on social. And even still… every time I hit “post” on a photo of Nate and I, I feel a little flutter of anxiety sharing that part of my life. This is usually a (healthy) boundary…Read More

Vulnerability Hangover

Earlier this year I did a podcast episode where I talked about my mom. (Read the blog post HERE, or listen to the podcast episode HERE.) Basically, I talked about how she went to prison for the first time when I was in 7th grade, and how she went back again when I was older because she had basically written bad checks in my name. That was really hard to…Read More

How to Heal if You Have a Narcissist In Your Life — Part 2

The men in my life who have been narcissists were not only hard for me to recognize, they were sort of hard for me to get rid of. I am usually good about putting up a wall with people who have hurt me, but I also have a heart, and narcissists are very good at pulling at your heartstrings when they want to stay in your life. Especially when a…Read More

What to Do if You Have a Narcissist in Your Life — Part 1

There was a time a little bit ago where I was dating a guy that… wasn’t so great. I’m not going to share names or get into details, but it wasn’t a great relationship, and it has obviously ended. When I was dating him, and after we broke up, I had a lot of friends explain to me that he wasn’t a great guy and that he was toxic. A…Read More

My 10 Years of Motherhood

I remember when they put my very first 10 pound, 22 inch baby on my chest after 36 hours of labor. My little (not so little?) boy was amazing, and I felt so connected to my body and my son despite being so exhausted. Despite delivering 12 days past my due date, having no pain management, and almost two hours of active pushing, I have really positive memories of my…Read More