Hey! Oh my goodness, it has been SUCH a long time since I have been able to write. I want to blame it on busyness, which is mostly true - I HAVE been busy - BUT mostly it is all the changes going on in my life. For the first time since my mental breakdown … Continue reading 10 Foods to Improve Your Mental Health and Overall Wellness
I recently made the decision to start consulting with Pampered Chef. I choose to do this because it was a great way to earn a little extra income, which goes into our savings account for when we move back to Washington. Additionally I choose to start a Pampered Chef business because I love their products … Continue reading Cooking With Cast Iron
“Don’t tell me you love me,” I finally said.
“Why not?” He looked hurt.
“Because I am not a good person.” He was on top of me so it was hard to look away from him even though I wanted to.
“Ophelia Mae Micheals, I love you,” He said anyway.
“I told you not to say that,” tears were in my eyes.
“You can’t tell me how to feel.” He said kissing the tip of my nose.
“Those words should be protected and saved for someone you truly love,” A lone tear leaked into my ear. I hated myself more then I ever have at this particular moment.
When I was in grade school I had a good friend named Levi. It is safe to say that he was my first major crush. I loved his freckles and odd elastic skin. I would always sit with him on the school bus, invite him to my birthday parties, and one time we watched Ice … Continue reading Cowgirl IT UP! (Chicks N’ Chaps Event 2017)
Alright, breathe in, chest back, shoulders up... and breathe out. Repeat, several times. Do you feel that? The ultimate sigh of relief. I know I do. I feel like I have been holding my breath for the last 20 weeks. Mom, told me back in March about her diagnosis and ever since then it has … Continue reading Sayonara Chemo
I write my blog so I have chance to be honest. Gut wrenchingly honest. I want people to know all of the thoughts that run through my mind (ok not ALL). However illogical or logical. With the risk of sounded conceded, I know that I am a wise girl. I have been through a lot … Continue reading It’s My Chemo and I’ll Smile If I Want To
It is hard to believe that I am 27 weeks pregnant! Baby is the size of large head of lettuce. I'm almost done with my second trimester. The reality that we are going to have a third being in our home in about three months is beginning to overwhelm me. I have one more month … Continue reading Baby Girl’s Name
Well at this stage in the game I am 17 weeks pregnant and entering my fifth month! Exciting! Baby is the size of a pomegranate! Or you could say I'm 18 weeks pregnant... The doctors seem to be inconsistent. The two doctors I've seen at the same practice have different ideas on due date. One … Continue reading The highs and lows of pregnancy
Every year on the first I feel sad. I am not sure why because it is usually a time of happy and new beginnings. I guess I begin to question my life and really ponder the impact I made in the year past. Did I make a difference in someones life? Did I fail? Did … Continue reading Goodbye 2015…You were good to me
You kill vegetarian vampires with a steak to the heart. I wrote a song about a tortilla. Well actually, it’s more of a wrap. I was coming back from visiting my son in my Miami and I stopped at a rest stop to use the bathroom. I just sat down on the toilet when I … Continue reading 3 Silly Jokes