You’re Not Boring, You’re Just Bored

 Every time I feel this way I take on a new project. Last time I started an MBA. The time before that got a puppy when my daughter was an infant. It’s like a temporary lapse in sanity, in order to help me *feel* something. GIVE ME PURPOSE OR GIVE ME DEATH! *Now,...

Depression | The Dark + Dirty

Depression is dark and dirty. It’s really hard to see through when you’re in it and even harder to remember when you’re not. It’s irrational and careless and really fucking scary. It makes you believe that life is futile. It makes you believe things are hopeless. It...

WE GET IT, YOU DON’T LIKE KIDS.

<rant> You don’t like kids. Listen, I get it. You don’t love them noising up your restaurants or your airplanes or your public spaces in general. You didn’t choose them, so why should they affect your life so loudly? I completely understand. The thing is, I’m...

Postpartum Preeclampsia

‘Wholly unprepared,’ seems like an understatment when describing how I felt about the chaos of entering the postpartum world for the first time.  Sure, throughout my pregnancy I was worried about preeclampsia and gestational diabetes and toxemia and...

You do you, baby

I usually fall in line with the ‘Break the Rules’ parenting (especially when falling down a mommyblog rabbit hole while I should be folding laundry) but the longer I do it, the more I realize that rules are bullshit.  Most recently it was a ‘How Not...

The Dark Days

Motherhood is the single most rewarding thing I’ve ever done in my life, I’m happier than I’ve ever been and I don’t think it could get better. But y’all, in a moment of vulnerability and honesty, this is how I feel today: some days are...