specific blessings

Your coworker gets the promotion you have been dying to get.

Yet another girl you know from high school gets married, and you haven’t been on a real date in a year.

Your cousin is out traveling the world, while you are cleaning sharpie off the wall for the third time this week, from your kids recent desire to be an artist.

You know how it is – the jealousy tiptoes in and you find yourself feeling depressed, angry and less than. Continue reading “specific blessings”

powerless over pregnancy

I love making decisions, I love planning. I love being in control. Ultimately, I love being the only one to blame if something doesn’t go the way I planned. That may seem silly but I have found that when my plans fail, I learn.

It’s funny though, because deep down I know I am never actually in control of anything, and if there’s one thing that has proven my powerlessness, its pregnancy.  Continue reading “powerless over pregnancy”