Never Read the Comments

Earlier this year I released a book. A book about my experience with pregnancy as a type 1 diabetic. It’s a memoir, and ultimately a collection of journal entries I compiled when I was pregnant with my first son more than four years ago. I revised and edited it into book form and published it.Continue reading “Never Read the Comments”

Mental Health Check

Hey, guys. I haven’t been feeling the best lately. My anxiety has come back to an disruptive level. It’s been close to a year since I’ve felt this way and I don’t like it. The past week has been shitty. The youngest came down with a stomach bug while also getting 9,000 of his teethContinue reading “Mental Health Check”

I tried a weighted blanket. Here’s what happened.

Turns out weighted blankets aren’t miracle workers. At least not for me. I believed weighted blankets were the unicorns of the sleep world, and catching one would surely grant me immediate access to an uninterrupted night’s sleep. Oh, the things you believe when you’re exhausted. Weighted blankets have become a trendy thing. With me, itContinue reading “I tried a weighted blanket. Here’s what happened.”

I’m always anxious about my health

*This article originally appeared on Her View From Home. Anxiety and I have been acquaintances for a long time, but I didn’t get to know it intimately until recent years. Worrying, feeling unsettled or restless, and sensationalizing things were pillars in my home growing up. It wasn’t until I became an adult that I realizedContinue reading “I’m always anxious about my health”

The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol

With all that is going on in my life and feeling like I’m running ragged all the time, I decided to become more accountable about what I put in my body. My whole life I’ve been conscious of food and enjoy exercising, but I have really struggled since having my second baby. Lack of timeContinue reading “The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol”