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 […]

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 […]

Happy With My Choices

May 31, 2018 admin 0

Even though it’s Thursday, today is akin to Friday for us because Ben is taking tomorrow off. My work week has been really busy, because […]

Making Progress

May 30, 2018 admin 0

I got most of the vinyl tile flooring installed yesterday. It was surprisingly simple after all of the preparation work was done, much in the […]