Archive for the ‘Life & Lemonade’ Category

  • Embracing contentment

    Embracing contentment

      You guys, this photo is how I feel today. Content. Peaceful. Does that sound ridiculous? šŸ™‚ I think too rarely do I stopĀ and appreciate these moments. ThisĀ weekend IĀ said “wow, I feel really content right now” over and over. The last 2 years have brought some big changes and plenty of unknowns, so to feel [&hellip...

  • |reflect| We must take our bodies back

    |reflect| We must take our bodies back

    By now you all know how important body confidence and a healthy self-image are to me. This post hit me square in the face this morning, and instead of writingĀ aboutĀ it, I’ve simply copied my favorite parts and you can read the rest should you choose. I can’t say this better or with more experience than [&hellip...

  • My long blogcation

    Sep 15, 14 • Family, Life & Lemonade2 Comments
    My long blogcation

    Yes, I’ve taken a 2-month impromptu break from bogging. Yes, I’ve been fairly inactive on my social media during that time. Yes, I know this is pretty horrible behavior for a blogger. Yes, it’s really OK. šŸ™‚ I needed the break. I needed to not think about posts or worry about stats. I needed to [&hellip...

  • “I’m not pretty enough for them”

    Jun 25, 14 • Life & LemonadeNo Comments
    “I’m not pretty enough for them”

    “Oh man, this could be weird. I’m not pretty enough to hang out with them.” I followed up that thought by mentally scanning my closet for something that would make me feel more confident. It was easily a full minute before I caught myself. What on EARTH am I doing? Where did that thought come [&hellip...

  • DC touristing, first harvest and BIRTHDAY

    DC touristing, first harvest and BIRTHDAY

    Last weekend we drove to Jon’s family in Ohio. With his parents, brotherĀ andĀ SIL, aunt and uncle, cousin and his wife (CIL?) we celebrated four family birthdays and Father’s Day x2. It was a record I’m sure. Guinness? Call me. One meal had three cakes, apple strudel, brownies and ice cream. ONE MEAL. Honestly. It was [&hellip...

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