From: Me, To: You

Beautiful Scar

This week is National Infertility Week. I have never experienced the gut-wrenching pain that must accompany years of trying to conceive, but I have experienced wanting a baby, losing a baby, and resorting to medication in order to make my body do what every female body should do. Is built to do. Because if I […]

Turtle

Turtle

It’s anti-bullying week at school, which means, in an effort to “put bulling to rest,” I got to wear my pajamas to work today. Although that’s a definite perk of anti-bullying week, it’s not the perk. The perk, of course, is that the entire week is devoted to illuminating and eradicating bullying – a noble […]

Time Machine

Bonfire

“A smell can bring on a flood of memories, influence people’s moods and even affect their word performance. Because the olfactory bulb is part of the brain’s limbic system, an area so closely associated with memory and feeling it’s sometimes called the ‘emotional brain,’ smell can call up memories and powerful responses almost instantaneously” (Sarah […]

Every Thorn Has Its Rose

Rose

Things that matter often hurt. I’ll be honest, I haven’t experienced much emotional pain in my twenty-six years on this earth. I’m lucky, spoiled even. I was raised by a caring family who supports me every way they can. My parents are still married and I’ve never attended a family member’s funeral, not even a […]

Status Update

Light Bulb

A few nights ago Geoff and I watched the Oscar-winning movie “Lincoln.” We don’t watch many movies, and this blog certainly isn’t Rotten Tomatoes, but we do have opinions. He liked it, I didn’t. The movie was slow, the plotline full of political jargon, and watching it felt a lot like trying to get my […]