2017 NaNoWriMo: The Conclusion

Well, that's a wrap! NaNoWriMo 2017 is over. I'm going to be as upfront as possible and say that it definitely did not go as planned. My first National Novel Writing Month was not won. I did not write 50,000 words. I even factored in what I wrote for my blog and freelancing work, and … Continue reading 2017 NaNoWriMo: The Conclusion

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When the World is Exhausting

There was another shooting on Sunday. Another. Shooting. At a church. So many people died. And as I scrolled through Twitter I saw more discussion on the merits or perils of gun control than I did about how to help a local church that just went through something horrific. I don't always speak kindly. I've … Continue reading When the World is Exhausting

When your best friend gets married.

While going through some drafts I have been working on for future posts, I found this completed but never published post I wrote a year and a half ago. I wrote it as I was going through the changes and struggles of being the only single friend watching my closest friends get married. I learned … Continue reading When your best friend gets married.

When Worries Overwhelm

I'm a worrier in the worst sense of the word. If you were a bug on the wall in our apartment, you would hear my husband often talking me out of wondering if our currently nonexistent children will be happy and well-adjusted or whether I'll ever be where I want to be weight-wise or if … Continue reading When Worries Overwhelm