Latest Musings

An encounter with a porta-potty and how it was a metaphor for the week I barely survived.

Friday, July 27th, 2018

We just kept right on running right beside it as we groaned, punched the air with our fists, and started laughing.

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If you’re new on this journey – three quick tips

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

It wasn’t until the pain of change became easier to bear than the pain of staying the same that we got sick and tired of being sick and tired and said enough is enough and sought help.

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our wedding anniversary – 2018

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Because when my marriage started to blow – I was convinced I was ruined. My heart would never repair. My soul was damaged for good. Heaven come quick.

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When God feels a million miles away

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Someone wise proceeded to tell me – just because I’m questioning God and in a season of distrust with Him doesn’t disqualify me from helping others! So to even think I needed to fake my relationship with God – no way.

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A half-gallon of ice cream versus connecting – it’s a hard choice.

Friday, May 11th, 2018

So I’m closing with this – I’m begging you to show up by being you. If you are down, say it. If you feel hopeless – express it. If you feel angry – get it out. Let

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Sharing My Pain and Looking for Empathy – The Challenge is Real – Part 4

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

The LAST thing on this earth that I wanted to do in the thick of my healing journey was to be vulnerable with Jason. Who wants to get hurt and then set themselves up to potentially get hurt again?!

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Sharing My Pain and Looking for Empathy – The Challenge is Real – Part 3

Friday, March 30th, 2018

And it’s true – when we lay down our life for someone – we are humble, we hear them, and we do the right thing, even when it hurts.

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Sharing My Pain and Looking For Empathy – The Challenge is Real – Part 2

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

So I told Jason – I missed it. I get it. And I’m willing to do what it takes to get the help we need, even if it comes at a cost like missing my favorite exercise class (ouch) or selling my car and stuffing the boys in the bike trailer and biking wherever we go (kidding, kinda).

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Don’t Stop Fighting

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

I am begging you, ladies, to not give up. Please, take the next step on your journey no. matter. what. This fight is worth fighting. And it’s strangling far too many women and far too many marriages. We must, together, fight.

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The Dear Me Series – #2

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

One of the final exercises I instruct the ladies to do as apart of the RLFW support groups is to write a “Dear Me” letter.  Although there is a ton of trepidation to take part in this exercise – time …

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