Feeling The Christmas Crunch and Bahumbugs All Around Me

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The snow is falling. The roads are slippery but manageable. It's one more day until Christmas and our house is buzzing with excitement. Though … [Read more...]

Rant: Bipolar Bad Days Coming

It's been really hard lately, Trace has been dealing with a lot of stuff. In the past week, I noticed his moods had shifted. He seemed down, depressed more often, getting … [Read more...]

Rant: Dealing With Death Is Much Better Than Ignoring It

It's funny how you don't think of death or your own mortality when you're younger. Even after losing my Nana, whom I was extremely close to, death never registered in my brain … [Read more...]

Surviving My Leep Procedure #cancersucks

So yesterday as many of you know I went in for a Leep Procedure to remove the unwanted cancer cells from my body. I know many of you have asked me what a Leep is? How … [Read more...]

This Girl Is On Fire: Menopause Sucks!

It happens. There I am sound asleep, sitting up even, back against the wall. I open one eye and then the other, quickly thinking I've found myself in the depth of hell, being … [Read more...]

Dealing With Cancer #cancersucks

I sat on the edge of the table, legs spread as wide as they could go. The doctor's head between them, I felt ridiculous, embarrassed, uncomfortable and scared. I have been … [Read more...]

Rant: Packing, Moving & Christmas Blues

Dear Diary: I have the Packing, Moving & Christmas Blues.  I know it's not Christmas yet, but it's coming -- SOON!  I'm surrounded by boxes, as we sit and wait one more … [Read more...]

My Tummy Is Starting to Resemble My Butt.

I have rolls, and no I don't mean I'm offering you  biscuits, though I could eat one right now-- I'm freaking starving!  But no seriously, I'm talking about the kind of rolls … [Read more...]

The Militant Baker Reveals The Truth About Loving Ourselves

So there I am at 12:20 eating a piece of fried chicken, typing and surfing on the net, when I'm trolling friends on Facebook and I came across one of the best fricken posts … [Read more...]

Sometimes I Hate Social Networking!

Have you ever been online having a conversation and taken something someone said the wrong way?  I know I have. Immediately my heart hurts, my feelings feel trampled on and … [Read more...]

Rant: Mom on Strike: day one everyone go to your room!

The first day of the strike didn't go quite as I planned, though in parenting and life nothing ever does hahah.  The kids came home from school and immediately I was bombarded … [Read more...]

Rant: Mom on Strike: teaching my family values and love

That's right!  I'm officially on strike this week starting today.  However before you compare me to other moms, like Jessica Stilwell from Crazy Working Mom, who went on … [Read more...]

Tis the season of the time-bomb

I can't believe that Christmas is only a few short weeks away. My tree is up already. In fact I had my tree up the weekend of Remembrance, something I do every year despite my … [Read more...]

I’m peeing razor blades and wish for a better week ahead

Okay I knew what you are saying -- too much information, right?  Well I need to rant because I've had a crappy week.  It started when I got sick about three weeks ago with … [Read more...]

Shhhhh I can actually hear my hair growing: dealing with lice

I was holding off doing this post because well -- quite frankly I was not sure if I was even going to write it at all because it means showing you pictures of what I now look … [Read more...]

Excuse Me I just don’t give a “bleep” right now!

  I don't know what is wrong with me lately. Maybe it's because I'm getting older. Maybe it's because I am just so damn tired. Maybe it's because I look at the world … [Read more...]

Tired of Being Poor While Trying to Survive In Today’s Overpriced World

I’ve talked about this before, mainly because nothing changes, I feel down and depressed and need to vent when things get rough.  But really, I’m so damn tired of being … [Read more...]