Category Archives: positivity

2016: The Year of Joy

When I was out running the other day I was thinking about what word I wanted to be my focus for the coming year. Some years I struggle with finding just the right word for me, but this year it … Continue reading

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The Spaces Between

When I used to think about marriage I often thought about the big moments in life in a shared life together. The happy moments — raising children, buying a home, family vacations, anniversary milestones. I also thought about the less-than-happy … Continue reading

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This Amazing Life

I’ve said before that the most terrifying thing about life is also the most wonderful: the unpredictability of it all. Five years ago CBG and I had just had our very first date. I knew from the start that he … Continue reading

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How to Make a Bad Day Just a Little Bit Better

There are so many, many things that I love about having CBG living here with me. Even though he’s been here almost 10 months, I’m still at the, “OMG, I can’t believe he’s really here” phase. Every day I feel … Continue reading

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Team Sunshine/CBG

The past couple of weeks have, in many ways, passed by in a complete blur. September is usually like that for me anyhow; what with the beginning of the school year and all of the insanity that goes with it. … Continue reading

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He’s here…

The moment was almost four years in the making. Last night at approximately 8:30 pm, CBG pulled up to the house. Our house. He’s home. I think I might just smile forever.

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Love Letters, Fat Clothes and No Looking Back

As discussed earlier, last weekend ended up being a solo weekend for me. No kids, no man. I haven’t had one of those in a very, very long time. And I gotta say, I rocked the shit out of it. … Continue reading

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