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Modeling behavior

Modeling behavior
As you know, I’m participating in the StoryAthlete 28 day challenge. We write about four dimensions of our life: mind, body, business and relation...

Adulting is hard..

Adulting is hard..
We can do hard things.Cash’s dad and I split up when he had just turned 3. He only knows divorced parents.I carry a lot of guilt about it, growing...

I thought about quitting, but I didn't...

I thought about quitting, but I didn't...
Yesterday I started a new 28 day challenge with the StoryAthletes. It’s called GRIT and it’s technically a physical challenge but it’s really to cr...

Cluttered Home...

Cluttered Home...
I had been doing really well with keeping the house tidy. Having the cleaning couple come every two weeks has been a big part of that. It requires ...

Still in the game!

Still in the game!
Still in the game.Let me tell you a little story about Tuesday evening.I’ve been super stressed out, trying to take care of the kids and work at th...

I'm not..

I'm not..
I’m not....I’m not an athlete.I’m not a good cook.I’m not a morning person.I’m not good at sales.I’m not organized.I’m not a gardener.I’m not....S...

Learning Lessons

Learning Lessons

I’ve found myself in a place of learning lots of brand new things right now. Horsemanship lessons. Story writing.

And now...weird vintage Italian motor bike riding....

A couple months ago I shared this photo of myself with my brand new (to me, it was actually made in 1978) Puch motorized bike. I had not ridden it until Monday.

It has pedals, it’s just a bicycle....eh, not exactly.

I'm an athlete.

I'm an athlete.
I told you guys I joined this StoryAthlete program and that the first thing I told CJ was that I wasn’t an athlete (btw, the program isn’t really a...

I found the best pair of jeans...

I found the best pair of jeans...

This is a public service announcement for all my fellow flat booty, ample tummy ladies.

I got my first pair of LuLaRoe jeans and I was skeptical, I’m not going to lie. They’re kind of pricey, which I’m ok with if they work.

I can do that...

I can do that...
Yesterday I ran a mile, outside, on a wooded trail without stopping for the first time in years. Actual, literal years. I did it because I’m gettin...

What new things are you learning?

What new things are you learning?
I trotted today and Saphira tried to bite me because she doesn’t like to be bridled. That honestly scared me but I know that I have to learn how to do the scary things too. If I only learn how to deal with the horses when they’re happy and obliging I really haven’t learned horsemanship. 

Start Today Journal | August 18, 2019

Start Today Journal | August 18, 2019
Start Today Journal gratitude for today: 1. Chris is off work today! He’s been working a lot of weird hours this week and it’s thrown off our fami...