The Cheesecake

“The cheesecake is brown,” I said to myself. “It’ll be fine.” This reaction surprised me. There used to be a time when a brown cheesecake, instead of white, was unacceptable. In fact, this time last year, I would have tossed the whole thing into the sink and started over.

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The Best Thing About Being Settled

We’ve been in our new place for 3 weeks and I’m starting to feel settled. We just need a couple more things to make it feel a bit more “homey.” The one thing I’m enjoying most about being settled is…

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The Pearls (Poem)

This early morning mountain view, Has me thinking about me and you. Will I ever see you again? Was 8 years ago really the end?

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6 Reasons To Ditch Your Phone

I recently participated in Rob’s Blackout Trip in Ireland. A Blackout Trip is where a group of people come together and “blackout” from technology.

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“Home”

After months of traveling Rob and I decided to sign a one year lease, and settle down for a bit. This decision feels good as I’m ready to be in one spot for a bit. As fun as traveling is, it’s hard to focus. I need routine and structure if I want accomplish all that […]

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4 Places To Seek Help From Sexual Abuse

Seeking help for sexual abuse is important. Sometimes it may feel like there is no one you can turn to. I know I felt like that before Rob was in my life, but even then I didn’t want to burden him with all of my pain. So, I sought help outside of him.

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The Well

Emma looked into the well. In it were thousands of people and they all had the same look. It was the look of sadness. “Why are they so sad?” Emma asked. “Because they are in a lot of pain,” Regal replied.

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The First Step To Healing From Sexual Abuse

Bury it, carry it and avoid it. This was how I dealt with the pain of being sexually abused. I carried this painful burden for 26 years, because I didn’t think there was any other option.

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How I Spent My Birthday

I recently turned 33 and I got the opportunity to spend my birthday in Ireland. For my birthday Rob drove me to Dublin where he said he had a “birthday surprise” for me.

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Last Minute or Right on Schedule?

Right now, I’m having breakfast in a coffee shop in Ireland. I’m working on my blog while helping Rob organize his upcoming “Blackout Trip.”

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