It’s Not Easy to Have a Friend with a Mental Illness

I knew her in high school. We didn’t always run in the same circle of friends, but our high school wasn’t one of the largest. She was perpetually happy, and there was a never a high school function that I didn’t see her at.

Fast forward, 9 years later. She is telling me a story and I cannot believe that this is the same bubbly girl I once saw bouncing down the hallways of my high school. My friend suffers from severe bipolar depression, an illness that creeps up on you as it did my friend.

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6 Feelings to Prepare For During Pregnancy After a Miscarriage

In March of 2018 my husband Tyler and I will be welcoming our first child into the world. To say that we are excited would be an understatement, and I don’t think there is a word strong enough to describe just how elated we are.

However, from time to time, and not so frequently anymore, I find myself feeling incredibly scared. For those who don’t know, Tyler and I found out we had lost our first baby on February 7th, 2014.

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Building The Sellers’ Home: June Update

Hello Friends! Hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July, I know I did. However, am I the only one that thinks it should be against the law to have work the day after? I swear, the Wednesday after the 4th felt more like a Monday than an actual Monday does.

Anyway! There has been a LOT going on with our house these last few weeks. Yes, I know we are in July but so much happened June I feel I need to talk about it.

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Making Plans for Saturday, on a Monday Feat. Bethenny Frankel

We’ve all been here.

Listen, it’s not every time that I regret making weekend plans, in fact it’s hardly ever that this happens. I am extremely extroverted so, honestly, it’s rare that I don’t want to do anything on the weekend. It’s only when I have “one of those weeks” where work has sucked every ounce of energy from my body and I literally have nothing left to give.

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Building the Sellers’ Home: May Update

Firstly, I do apologize for the lack of posts recently. As most of you know, our poor sweet Sadie tore both of her ACLs. Amidst the financial aspects of building our home, this is going to be something very costly for Tyler and I and knowing that at this present moment we do not have the funds to help her is heartbreaking. However, our little pup is doing just fine and in the meantime we are taking good care of her, making sure she is comfortable.

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Clean Banana Peanut Butter Pancakes from “A Fit Kitchen”

Who doesn’t love a hearty breakfast on a lazy Saturday morning? I know I do!

However, on one side I have Target replacing what looks like the entire store with bathing suits, and on the other side I have my family reminding me that “boat season is right around the corner!” Moral of the story here is I really want to buy a new bathing suit this year.

So! That means my 800+ calorie breakfast from Cracker Barrel (goodbye Mama’s Pancakes 😦 ) on the weekends is going to need to be swapped out for something else on Saturday/Sunday mornings.

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