I’ve had people ask me how I’ve felt emotionally since having L. Compared to how I felt with G, I feel really great! But, I also decided to start Zoloft as soon as I could after giving birth (which was 2 days postpartum). Am I constantly crying and feeling resentful like I did in those first… Read More My Postpartum Mentality and the Happy Pill
Muddy Boots and Diamonds is a family-lifestyle blog. I write a little bit about everything: personal stories, motherhood, food allergies, mental health, and DIY/crafts are just a few topics you’ll find here. Why work with me? I’ve loved writing and photography for as long as I can remember. It’s still my dream to write the… Read More Work With Me
This was a rocky year for Climb Out of the Darkness. Planning season started for me in January. I debated a LOT between October and then on whether I wanted to lead a Climb this year. I wasn’t happy with communication between our leadership and the rest of the Climb leaders the year before. I… Read More 5th Annual Climb Out of the Darkness
There wasn’t a shortage of reasons to participate in the March for Science, which I took part of in Washington, DC last weekend. I wish I could have taken pictures of all the signs for Science I loved, but it was hard to do while walking, holding my own sign, and in pouring rain. I… Read More Signs for Science at the March for Science DC
A few months ago, if you had told me I’d participate in a protest march for science I’d have laughed at you. Science? Yeah, no. Not really my thing. (Except behavioral science. I dig that. But data and graphs and atoms and cells and math? Nah.) But the election happened. The EPA was gagged. Park rangers… Read More March for Science? Me? Yeah, Apparently.
Last year I wrote two goal posts for 2016: 16 in 2016 and a Wellness Goals. Some things got accomplished. Some didn’t. Actually, the “didn’ts” totally outweigh the “dids.” So, instead of writing about what I wanted to do and whether or not I accomplished it, I’m listing what got done in 2016. Some of these things didn’t even… Read More 2016 Done List: A Year in Review