Costa Rica 2023 Or Bust!
Next year I have the privilege of hosting my very first Trova Trip! A Trova Trip is a trip that is created not only by me, but by community members who also want to join and travel with me and Wilder! After spending weeks of polling and collecting data, you all have chosen the destination…Read More
Alright, all of you who take the time to read my blog get to hear the exciting news first! My dreams have always been to travel and worldschool my child. The pandemic has impacted those dreams and every day we learn to adapt to this isolated life within it. But, we are adapting and as…Read More
The Sunflower Challenge
Sunflowers have always been special to me, but they became even more special after a life changing experience that led many of you reading this now, to me. But, a lot of you are also new and recently have asked exactly what the sunflower challenge is so it’s time to break this spiritual experience back…Read More
One Month On Testosterone!
I didn’t realize how far from me I was until I stared coming back towards myself. I’m officially one month back on testosterone this week after being off of it for almost two years. I didn’t go off in the beginning for any reason other then self-care was hard for me at the time and…Read More
A Worst Fear – Happening
It happened. It finally happened yesterday, but I still find myself questioning if it was infused by my postpartum OCD and anxiety or if I responded appropriately. Or perhaps, it was both. I live in the most beautiful place buried in the woods down a gravel drive about a mile long. I live on a…Read More
Faith Over Fear – My Favorite Donor Milk Story
I want to share an experience with you all that moved me to tears and yesterday and perhaps, may move you to tears as well. You see, one of the things that I was the most scared to try and do with Wilder has turned out to be one of the most profound forms of…Read More
Postpartum Depression and Psychosis Check-in
It’s been two months now since reaching my breaking point, a place that led to a three day hospital stay and required me to change almost everything. I want to take some time to talk more about how I’m doing now and what I’ve done to fuel and foster my own healing over the last…Read More
She Got Me So Good!
I feel drawn to sharing more about Deanna, my twin sister, today. Well, there is one story in particular that sums up our relationship quite well. And it also happens to by my favorite to tell. My heart has been so heavy for my sister while her husband has been in the hospital, and this…Read More
My Hero – Hands Down
This might not come as a surprise to many of you, but I’ve had a hero since the day I was born. In fact, I was born alongside her dead body. You see, my twin sister was born dead – without a heartbeat and was that way for twenty-eight minutes. Then, my mother describes a…Read More
Are You Single?
Look, this has been the number one asked question over these last few months. Well, this along with, “are you still moving to Portland?” I want to take a moment to address these questions in hopes of it ending the influx of them. I’ve been avoiding this question out of privacy and also because well, I…Read More