Dear Diary,

What an unbelievably complicated year it’s been. On April 1st, my husband will have been off work for 11 months. 11 months of stress and worry, about both his health (physical and emotional) and our finances. I’ve tried so hard to be a steady, strong, upbeat wife, and for some reason this last month has […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Gryffindor!

Top 5 Tuesday!  I love our first themed month!! I love Harry Potter! That makes this the best themed month, and it’s only the first! GRYFFINDOR TRAITS: They are experience oriented, honest, practical, blunt, passionate, playful, funny, trusting, idealistic, stubborn and procrastinators. They live in the moment, don’t take themselves seriously, are wary of manipulators […]

The Flawsome Award – Because I’m FLAWSOME!

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a tag.  Forgive me for what I’m about to say next, but I’d started to feel like I was drowning in them and they felt very similar.  I can’t pass this nomination by, because I love the idea behind it.  Celebrating our flaws is so important for […]

Family and Medical Update

Just an update, and a little information.  Things haven’t really gotten better.  The infection is under control, the PICC line is out, but the ulcer in his foot isn’t healing.  The bones in his toes are now so compromised and brittle that the chances of a relapse are high even if we could get the […]

April 2018 Recap & What’s Next

5 Star Reads    4-4.5 Star Reads     3-3.5 Star Reads    Rereads      The High’s & Low’s! I feel like I’m really getting back in my groove after my rough April month!  I managed to knock out a lot of books, and the Dewey 24 hour readathon was really helpful.  I keep trying to […]