Meal and Movement Plan, Week of May 27th through June 2nd

We are able to eat just about every meal in the dining hall right now because it’s summer at camp!  Unfortunately, the food that is served isn’t typically the food that I need to be eating with my severe reflux. … Continue reading

Homeschooling with Mental Illness

Coming into this homeschooling journey, I knew that my anxiety and/or depression would pop up.  That’s just reality for me.  I knew that once the honeymoon phase started wearing off, I would probably start having anxiety again.  That’s just my … Continue reading

Living My Dream

In January I did a workshop where we determined our vision, and I had a really hard time seeing it.  I didn’t know how to verbalize my dreams because I just didn’t think it was an option so I kind … Continue reading

Balancing All the Things

If I’ve learned anything from Balance 365 that has changed my life, it’s that life is ever changing, and flexibility is key.  A phrase that we say a lot in the group is #allorsomething (instead of all-or-nothing).  It’s better to … Continue reading

Mental Stability by Living Out My Values

I had my three month appointment with my psychiatrist on Thursday. It’s always interesting to see her because somehow despite the fact that she sees a ton of patients and only sees me every three months, she remembers details about … Continue reading

I Have Come a Long Way

Yesterday something happened that was pretty stressful and brought me anxiety. In the past, I would have popped some Xanax and drank a bunch (sometimes at the same time… deadly combo). I realized last night that this isn’t even a … Continue reading

Thanksgiving 2018

I’m so happy to have my whole family together today.  Robert has been working so so hard, even on his days off, so it’s a miracle to have him home.  Also my parents will be here this afternoon to celebrate … Continue reading

Boundaries, Balance 365, Gratitude

I know it’s early to put up a Christmas tree, but I am sharing this pic because I truly love Christmas lights.  They bring a peace that truly affects my day in a positive way.  I put up our Christmas … Continue reading

Happy Sunday- Prayer and Movement

In keeping with my daily movement and not doing movement yesterday, I decided to do yoga and hike today.  But only because I really wanted to! I have had lots going on in my mind the past few days and … Continue reading