I had the opportunity to sit next to Maximus tonight and just stare at his profile. I was in awe of his milky skin and soft features. I marveled at the fact that he is growing up so fast, but in that moment he looked so much like a baby. His features looked like they … Continue reading Brain dump: my boys, my night out, my ideas, and my days
Things I’ve realized as I’ve been on coach rest for the past four weeks. Some days I have absolutely nothing to say because I don’t feel like I’m part of society. I’m in a bubble of books and movies. My dog growls and wags his tail while he’s sleeping. A lot. My living room starts … Continue reading Random thoughts from the couch
I’m concerned about the days quickly ticking by. At Thanksgiving I felt like I had a lot of time to accomplish a long list of Christmas to-dos. All of a sudden we’re approaching double-digit days in December. Which obviously means we’re approaching Christmas VERY QUICKLY. I’m left swapping priorities and cutting back. To do Christmas cards … Continue reading To Cross It Off….Or Not?
I’m supposed to be taking you on this journey with me, right? I’m not sure how well I’ve expressed the feelings associated with pregnancy. I’ve done a lot of explaining about what’s happening to my body, but have I covered the mind? I’ll see what I can do to change that. I’m a planner. I’ve … Continue reading Preparing – mentally and physically
Perception is a funny thing. I can perceive things one way. You can perceive things a completely different way. When our views don’t match, things can get complicated. People can get frustrated. Problems can arise. If we perceive things the same way, we might feel really close together. If we perceive things differently, we might … Continue reading Stream of thought
I stayed at work way too late and still had hot items on my Post-It when I brought my laptop home. While stopping at my favorite taco drive-thru, I decided to treat myself to a Pepsi (instead of said candy). The woman screwed up and gave me a giant Mt. Dew. My first thought…YES! I … Continue reading Random end-of-the-day thoughts
I forgot my water bottle at home. Forgot as in, it’s on the other side of town and I haven’t been without it in 12 weeks. Twelve weeks of refreshing hydration. I feel naked. It’s become as important as a cell phone to me. I know, like a cell phone? It’s just water. Maybe I’ve … Continue reading Stream of consciousness