5 Things I Learned In The NICU

Monday was NICU Awareness Day. Its a day I never would have known about if my life hadn’t played out the way it has. NICU is a cute sounding name for a place no parent wants their babies to go. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. I don’t know about you but before having my kids “intensiveContinue reading “5 Things I Learned In The NICU”

The Day My World Stood Still

I remember the day in fragments of memory that sparkle and cut like broken glass. I awoke to my mother’s voice on the phone, “Can you come over to the house?” That immediate sinking feeling flooded my gut. Why was she at home? It was the middle of the week. I jokingly asked if she’dContinue reading “The Day My World Stood Still”

Facebook Memories

I have a love hate relationship with the Memories feature on Facebook. It’s really great for helping with things like remembering good times. I love seeing old pictures of myself and my friends and family. Some videos and memes still make me laugh year after year. Then there’s the dumb stuff that makes you think,Continue reading “Facebook Memories”

Confession Time: I’m Not Okay

I started going to a therapist on Friday. It turns out burning the candle at both ends and constantly trying to convince yourself that everything is fine can be mentally and emotionally taxing. Who would’ve thought? It feels a little weird writing about this. I committed to honesty when I started this blog and tellingContinue reading “Confession Time: I’m Not Okay”

My Alma Mater

There seems to be a preconceived notion that says only the people who peaked in high school and the people who had miraculous physical/financial transformations should be excited about their high school reunions. I think that notion is BS. I am neither of these things. I left Redeptorist and did well in college. Then IContinue reading “My Alma Mater”