It’s been 4 weeks now since I miscarried our baby. The overwhelming, desperate ache has subsided, and only creeps in unexpectedly every once in a while. It’s nearly impossible right now to see friends who have due dates around the same time ours was, but I’ll be filled with joy for them, in time. Two … More The New Normal
It’s 4 am and my pillow is stained with tears. I can’t stand laying there in anguish any longer. Sleep isn’t happening and I thought I’d have a bowl of cereal, but I can’t call it pregnancy insomnia or pregnancy cravings anymore. I learned yesterday that our baby no longer had a heartbeat. As I … More Saying Goodbye
Colorado was everything I’d hoped it would be. I can’t even tell you how long I’ve ached for the mountains. Thanks to Southwest’s $49 airfare sale and 2 incredible friends, this was the best 4 day getaway…ever. We went to the Honor Academy with Ricky and Elizabeth (Ricky was a groomsman in our wedding too!), … More Colorado Vacation
After spending two weeks in Canada and being largely removed from social media, I’ve found myself wanting to be away from the computer more and more. Posting random status updates seems futile and silly (hey, no judgement to others at all! this is just me and how I feel right now) Maybe posting a blog … More My BABY is Ready for School?!
And it was never a question of “am I capable?” But rather, would I actually enjoy this? Well, apparently so much so that I want more tri in my life, and I’m already aiming at the half ironman distance in Fall 2017. The Guelph 1 Sprint Triathlon was both exhilarating and humbling. There were 29 … More So I Did A Triathlon
I was robbed. Truth be told, I allowed myself to be robbed. … More I Was Robbed
Last week we spent a lot of time doing a whole bunch of nothing. The past 16 weeks were so training intense that evenings were spent going straight to the gym, come home and eat dinner, get Josiah bathed and ready for bed. A week off was much needed for us. Josiah loves exploring, and I … More Free Time & Exploring Grain/Dairy Free Diet