Marley Moo Hillkirk, our Moo Moo. She was our runt, with skinny legs, a "husky" body, and the sweetest face you've ever seen. Marley loved to give kisses, or as we called them moochies. If you made the kissing sound she'd come running from another … Continue reading Marley Moo
We as women are constantly apologizing. I recently had a friend point out my constant need to preface my thoughts with "I'm sorry". This stopped me in my tracks. I started to ask myself if in those moments I am actually sorry. There is a … Continue reading Sorry not sorry
When you become a mother everyone is quick to tell you all the perfect sitcom versions of what motherhood will be like. The love you'll feel, the joy they bring to your life. They tend to tell you some sugar coated version of what motherhood … Continue reading The intense love of Motherhood
I wrote the following words on June 15, 2015. I was suffering from a broken heart and insomnia. My best friend had just cut her family vacation short, a vacation we both knew would be her last one ever. She was in Cleveland clinic awaiting … Continue reading Panic with a side of insomnia and broken heart.
Ok this is a hard one to hear. It is for me at least. This is because I sit and think about so many wasted years of unhappiness. Overall my life has been pretty damn good, but I haven’t always seen it that way. I’ve … Continue reading Hard truths about happiness
In December 2018 someone recommended reiki to me. I had actually been reading up on it online and was very interested. She gave me a list of names and one just jumped out to me. I reached out to Rebecca Ahern: Apothecary & Healing and … Continue reading The shift
I lost my dearest and closest friend 4 years ago. While most people that know me realize that I felt a tremendous loss. They were not aware that my life changed in ways I did not foresee coming. Her death wasn’t the unforeseen part. I … Continue reading Healing has no timeline