If you clicked on this hoping I had cracked the code on how to make the holidays stress free.... I haven’t. I have, however, given you a few paragraphs below that might make you feel less horrible about your own holiday hussle. My husband and I have been together since October 2016. The first year … Continue reading Planning the Holidays is one of the hardest parts of marriage.
I’m all about a good bargain. That’s why when I shop for anything it’s always at discount stores, clearance sections, thrift stores, or antique shops. Today after a couple days of feeling run down and sick, I got the bug to find some fall decorations after Marshall’s didn’t have anything too exciting. Justin and I … Continue reading Dollar General Fall Decor
On September 5th, 2019 I went into my 8th eye surgery at Northwestern Hospital. This was the 1st surgery on my left eye which for those who don’t know, is my only seeing eye. I had an Ahmed Valve Shunt placed in my left eye to control high pressure. Before surgery my IOP (intraocular pressure) … Continue reading Glaucoma Surgery 9/5/19
This summer for my eyes has been quite the adventure. It started in July when in the middle of the night my good eye would be hard as a rock and in horrible pain. After multiple doctor visits and pressure checks... It was determined that I need Glaucoma surgery to help keep my good eye … Continue reading Summer 2019
Wednesday March 27th, 2019 I saw my ophthalmologist in downtown Chicago. In my vows to Justin I said that I would always make eye appointments fun by forcing us to get Stans Donuts. We stopped as I anticipated and I got a mango smoothie, he got an on tap cold brew, and we split a … Continue reading March 2019
I have never gotten this close to something in my entire life... Let me back up a little bit. It's been 2 years and 5 months since Justin and I started our journey together as a couple. To say it's been easy would be a lie. We have moments where we fight all day, we've … Continue reading Panic on Paper – 10 Days Away
#Ad - T.J. Maxx #Maxx50Challenge (2/2/19) I am writing about my experience being a T.J. Maxx Partner, please be aware this is considered an Ad! For those that don't know, the Maxx 50 Challenge is an Instagram story where you get a $50 gift card from T.J. Maxx and go to their store and shop. … Continue reading T.J. Maxx Shopping Partner!
Happy Monday everyone! The good news today is that I have a production call scheduled with Elm Hill for Wednesday of this week. I am excited to get the ball rolling, however I am on the struggle bus today. I am officially submitting my manuscript to the team at Elm Hill and as I went … Continue reading My Struggle with Publishing – Part 5
Gosh do contracts suck! I have never been a big reader even before my eyes got bad. I am just hoping that my read through of the contract I am signing with Elm Hill is enough. Do you ever think about having an actual lawyer read over documents? I used to work for a Law … Continue reading My Struggle with Publishing – Part 4
So far this week I have been feeling so great! All the fear I had last week somehow melted away and has begun disappearing into a new found confidence. Not only have I had a break through with my publishing journey, but I also have had a personal break through!!! So for those in the … Continue reading My Struggle with Publishing – Part 3