On Twenty-Five Years

Today is my twenty-fifth birthday. I have officially lived for a quarter of century. I know, right?? Twenty-five years feels like forever and nothing at all at the same time. Like I've lived forever and for no time at all. I am still at the point in my life where the majority of my time … Continue reading On Twenty-Five Years

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My Experience with Low FODMAP

This story goes all the way back to the beginning of the year, when my husband and I were doing Whole30. If you're new around here, you probably don't know what happened to cut that Whole30 short. I talk about it in detail here.┬áThe TL;DR of it is that when we were in the home … Continue reading My Experience with Low FODMAP

July Recap

Normally, this is the post where I look back at the previous month, evaluate, list my statistics for the month, and talk about what I'll do to improve in the coming month. If you read my June Recap, you know that July was slated to be different. In July, I took a break from blogging. … Continue reading July Recap

My Fertility Awareness Story, Part Three: Pros, Cons, and Myths Busted

This post is part of my series on the Fertility Awareness Method of Birth Control. You can find my post on how I made the decision to switch to FAM here and my post on how I learned the method here. As with anything, there are pros and cons to using FAM for birth control. … Continue reading My Fertility Awareness Story, Part Three: Pros, Cons, and Myths Busted

FlyLady in May: Zones 5 and 1

You may have noticed that I did not publish an entry for Zone 4 in my FlyLady in May series. This was intentional. Since I was out of town for a good portion of the week I was supposed to be in Zone 4, I was not able to give it the attention I should … Continue reading FlyLady in May: Zones 5 and 1

FlyLady in May: Zone 3

For the month of May (and a week in June) I am experimenting with using FlyLady to help myself be more consistent with housework. Each Monday, I will share how I did with the daily missions as well as the daily checklist for the previous week's zone. I will do my best to be as … Continue reading FlyLady in May: Zone 3

My Fertility Awareness Story, Part Two: Learning Curve

A few weeks ago, I shared my experience with hormonal birth control that drew me to the Fertility Awareness Method, or FAM. Today, I am (finally) sharing part two (of three) of my FAM story. It's important to me that I share my learning process, as the idea of the learning process was my biggest … Continue reading My Fertility Awareness Story, Part Two: Learning Curve

FlyLady in May: Zone 2

As I said last week, for the month of May I am experimenting with using FlyLady to better manage my household chores. I tend to be that person that does a huge amount of housework at once and then collapses and has no energy to do anymore cleaning for the next week. And repeat. Or … Continue reading FlyLady in May: Zone 2