Advice, Anxiety, Binge Eating, Uncategorized

You can beat sugar addiction! A mom of 5’s journey

I can remember being in my mid to late 20s, thinking (and saying out-loud)... "I've really messed this up. I've gained so much weight with pregnancy." "I am a sugar addict and I can't stop binge eating." "My body WILL NEVER go back to what it was before." "Why wasn't I careful? I. am. ruined." I… Continue reading You can beat sugar addiction! A mom of 5’s journey

Anxiety, Contentment, Faith, Family, Grace, Kids, Lessons Learned, Off My Rocker, Parenting, Patience, Prayer

Attention: Blessings may be closer than they appear.

If I had to rank each day on a scale of difficulty, 1-10, with 10 being the type of day where I'd like to start chain smoking, yesterday was about a 12. As a whole, it wasn't like they formed a mob and rose up against me or anything, just a few things happened that… Continue reading Attention: Blessings may be closer than they appear.

Anxiety, Delicious, Disorganization, Domestically Challenged, Food Addiction, In the Kitchen, Recipes, Stress

Garlic Pasta & Shrimp (On the table in less than 20 minutes!)

I had big plans for today. We were going to get school finished up early and then I was going to overhaul the pantry. We did get school finished, but after lunch I made a mistake. I sat down. You never sit down when there's a laundry list of crap to get done. It's like… Continue reading Garlic Pasta & Shrimp (On the table in less than 20 minutes!)

Anxiety, Coffee, Contentment, Family, Friends, Homemaking, Life, SAHM, Time Out

And she dragged me, kicking and screaming.

So, I wasn't going to post today. I really didn't have anything spectacular to say and...honestly? I have a lot of messes going on at home lately. I have piles of clothes to be sorted; a homeschool room to be organized; toys to be purged; laundry to be laundered; children to be fed; PiYo to… Continue reading And she dragged me, kicking and screaming.

Anxiety, Bible, Blogging, Contentment, Disorganization, Domestically Challenged, Faith, Fitness, Marriage, Parenting, Trust

I guess I’m feeling a little…

Content? Could I possibly feel content? Do I even know what that feels like? For an entire decade, I went from "dream" job to "dream" job and yo-yo diet to yo-yo diet, anxiety attack to anxiety attack and I was always sick, out of time, stressed out, and always complaining...you get the picture. I had… Continue reading I guess I’m feeling a little…