Building a Home

June 20, 2018 admin 0

The deck is finished! The sanding, cleaning, staining, and sealing is finally complete. It ended up being more tedious and laborious than I anticipated, but […]

Sleepless

June 18, 2018 admin 0

We had a gorgeous weekend. It was summery, and the sun shone once it rose without a break. Today is supposed to be another lovely, […]

Spoon Theory Upgraded

June 17, 2018 admin 0

I wasn’t particularly productive yesterday because I felt overly tired from both a physical and mental standpoint. The wise course of action was to heed […]

Healing From Trauma

June 14, 2018 admin 0

I went to my therapy appointment yesterday armed and charged to stand up for myself and the unfailing pattern of starting my sessions later and […]

Destigmatizing Metal Illness

June 13, 2018 admin 0

Recently, my blog posts have largely become a place where I document the slow process of self-teaching our way through basic home-improvement projects on a […]

Am I Worth It?

June 12, 2018 admin 0

It turns out that staining a rough deck with worn and uneven wood is a lot of work. Using a paint roller, even one graded […]

Investing In Our Home

June 9, 2018 admin 0

I’m loving how productive I’ve been this week. Several big projects have been completed, work has gone well, and the regular weekly responsibilities, like food […]

Self-Esteem

June 7, 2018 admin 0

This week has felt really hectic and scattered and I’m craving my usual routine. I’ve had appointments every day and stressful regressions on our home […]