The Night I Thought I Lost Him

My husband, Brad, and I have a very unique life together.  We have undergone eleven surgeries as a couple during our married life of almost seven years.  We often joke that we are similar to unreliable cars physically, but at least we both got a lemon for a spouse.  And when life throws you lemons, … Continue reading The Night I Thought I Lost Him

A Life Worth Living

Depression is a daunting topic to cover, but often daunting tasks are the most worthwhile.  There are many different reasons that depression can enter a person’s life, but I only fully understand the reason it entered my life—chronic pain and the lack of control over my own body.  I am not what people would consider … Continue reading A Life Worth Living

Dear Self, It WILL Get Better

Truth be told, I have a stressful personality type.  I am split right up the middle between an extrovert and an introvert, and if that isn’t confusing enough, I am also a perfectionist with a naturally guilty conscience.  Growing up, I earned straight A’s, rarely got in trouble, and generally felt a deep-seeded sense of … Continue reading Dear Self, It WILL Get Better

My Hometown

If my hometown could talk, it would be soft-spoken with a southern drawl. A small, quaint college town in Southwest Missouri, Bolivar resides about 7.5 hours from my new home in Louisville, Kentucky.  I make the trip at least a couple of times a year.  Each time I visit, the town has changed and evolved, … Continue reading My Hometown