Category Archives: what I’m about

On Me at 30 Years

I turned 30 years old yesterday. (Obligatory birthday selfie.) On my last night as a 29 year-old, I had a nightmare: Hutch and I are at the airport, preparing to board a flight to Russia. Kyle and Holden are nowhere to … Continue reading

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A Good Hurt

I keep hearing about mothers whose babies have died, and I feel heartcrushingly sad. I don’t know how I would deal with the loss of my son, and sometimes when I think about it—trying to prepare myself for the horrific worst—I … Continue reading

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On Gaining

I weighed 20 pounds more than I wanted to when I became pregnant with Hutchy. And then during my pregnancy I gained 60 pounds. SIXTY POUNDS. The enormity of that statement is not lost on me. It was so easy, … Continue reading

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I Wore Pants to My Mormon Church

To find out more about why I wore pants to church, and why it was even a big deal, please visit the Facebook page about it here. Also, this Huffington Post article here. ••••••• Five years ago after marrying a … Continue reading

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Ends meet

I am a words girl, and as such, I know a lot of phrases. But one phrase in particular I never quite understood: to make ends meet. A common phrase, it’s clearly impossible to number how many times I’ve written, … Continue reading

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