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And like that, he's one

On Thursday Joel will turn one. Soon I’ll start cleaning the house in preparation for his party on Saturday. We’ll attempt to make Joel what will probably, at best, be a pathetic-yet-tasty version of a “Howie cake.” We’ll pick out Joel’s outfit, and I’ll stress about our still grassless yard and about whether we’re celebrating Joel’s birthday appropriately, because I don’t know, as I haven’t been to an event like this in ages, as I still don’t interact regularly with society. 1,213 more words


I'm Trying To Stay Positive -- But The Truth Is That Life Sucks

It sucks that you can open your whole heart up to someone and then have them throw your trust right back in your face. It sucks that love doesn’t always last, no matter how strongly you felt it at first. 479 more words

Coping with loss

We go through grief after a loss such as death, the breakup of a meaningful relationship, or losing a job.

The recent and sudden death of someone who was one of the funniest, most engaging people I have ever met, prompted me to write this post. 1,023 more words


Monday Weigh In!

Im officially making Monday my weigh in post day. I actually weigh myself nearly every day, it’s interesting to see the ups and downs. I can really see how my previous days choices affected me. 216 more words


Guest Post by Christiann Miranda - I Never Really Knew

This month, I invited another dancer to write her own story. We met through Instagram of all places. Her Instagram account (@girlinthe_vans) is mainly videos of her dancing at a gym. 1,644 more words



Mark 10:27 “Jesus looks at them and said, ‘With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.'”

There are times in our lives when we feel like giving up.   267 more words