It Comes in Waves – What my PTSD Feels Like


Trigger Warning Imagine I am a city. A great beautiful city that is thriving, bright and boisterous. There are some cracks, crime, and flaws in the city, but for the most part, this city is absolutely grand. Then, one day, an earthquake hits. It’s little, almost unnoticeable. It’s over before I know it and I […]

April 26, 2018

Thoughts on Dating after Domestic Abuse


Trigger Warning I fled abuse in October 2016 and have been single and celibate ever since. Recovery takes time, and I had no intention to jump back into another relationship. Plus, technically, I’m still married. And although I won’t ever be going back to that marriage, it feels like I’m breaking my vows. And I’m […]

March 16, 2018

December 2017 Memories


Happy New Year! It’s 2018 and I am very excited for what this new year has to offer our little rad family. But before I can move onto the next, I wanted to wrap up 2018 here and write down some of my December 2018 memories before my brain gets all full with our new […]

January 5, 2018

Journal Prompt – FEAR has two meanings…


A few weeks ago I shared a journal prompt, if I were a flower I would be a…, that I was given at group and what I wrote down for it. Today I wanted to share another journal prompt and what my thoughts were on this particular day. I’ve made some great strides lately in […]

December 29, 2017

My Fitness Journey – March 2017 Update


My Fitness Journey I’ve been physically active my whole life, always fluctuating weight between 120 and 145 lbs. Last year around this time I started tracking my fitness journey here and I wanted to give an update and my game plan for summer preparation. Last Year- 2016 Last year my fitness journey was pretty awesome. […]

March 9, 2017

Travel – Burnaby – Train Ride


Toddlers Obsessed with Trains I don’t know exactly what did it, but the Bean is obsessed with trains. It’s really great, because wherever we go there are trains here in Vancouver. Sky trains, train trains, toy trains, trains for kids to ride. At Metrotown Mall there is a cool train ride for kids and parents to […]

May 22, 2016

Relactation – Final Update


Relactation Week 4 This will be my final relactation update for my journey. I can’t believe it has already been a month, and only been a month. Considering earlier this week I was basically done and had quit, and 7 days later he runs to me and asks for a breast several times a day. […]

May 11, 2015

We Went for a Walk


As a stay at home mom it is absolutely essential for me to get out of the house. It isn’t good for anyone to be cooped up inside for too long. Not to mention it is the only way Gregory will be able to explore the outside is if I go outside. So the other […]

April 10, 2015

National Walking Day


Today was National Walking day, a day to take a moment, grab your running shoes and go for a walk. The goal was 30 minutes, but Gregory and I went out and ran some errands. First, the library, to drop off some DVD’s daddy borrowed. Then the dollar store to buy some cute little bunny […]

April 1, 2015

Reaction to Baking and the Gym


Deciding it was time to bake, actually bake some proper goods, using proper baking eqiupment.   Going shopping, alone, and getting side tracked by… EVERYTHING Going home and having to clean the kitchen so I can make it dirty again.   Feeling accomplished even before I start baking   Measuring ingredients and suddenly second guessing […]

June 18, 2014

Instagram Week


June 5 2014 This cutie decided to pee everywhere this morning. So we had a bath on a no-bath-day. Good thing we love baths, right? #Baby #ourRADhouse #RubberDucky #YoureTheOne #Bathtime June 7 2014 These two guys are pretty cute, maybe I will take them home with me. #family #husband #son #baby #DaddyAndMe #ourRADhouse June 8 […]

June 12, 2014

Reaction to Going for Walks


When I decide I will go for a walk tomorrow, I’m all like When I wake up all dedicated I am like As I go about the morning I think I don’t really want to go anymore I think, If I go get into workout clothes I will feel more like going and be all […]

June 11, 2014

Instagram Week


May 29 After agreeing upon our best side, we took a break from our conversation and took a selfie #baby #mommyAndMe #LetMeTakeaSelfie #selfie #ourRADhouse #babytalk   May 30   And when I meet the royals, I can wear my tuxie and bow like a gentleman ’cause thats what I am mom, a gentleman. #Tuxie #tux […]

June 5, 2014

Reaction to Painting Nails


When I look down at my poor, suffering hands, I’m thinking I should get around to painting my nails soon. Getting around to it is tough work though. It feels much like this.   Upon deciding to paint them, I feel a sense of determination.   Taking off my old polish   Waiting for some […]

June 4, 2014

Instagram Week


May 22 2014 Morning walks are refreshing for me and Gregory #bluesky #baby #sunshine #DidSomeoneHitSnooze? #Sleeping #ourRADhouse May 23 2014 These itty bitty hands are too much sometimes. Can I just cut them off and mount them on my wall forever for safe keeping? #baby #hands #NiceGrip #LikeIron #ourRADhouse May 24 2014 Mommies and daddies […]

May 30, 2014