Faith, Faith, Flour, & Sawdust

Lessons Learned

In June, the husband and I celebrated 21 years of marriage. This past weekend we got his and hers ring tattoos. Marriage is not for the faint of heart. Marriage is tough and requires daily work. Things that were cute are now annoying. Problems do not just go away. Having children does not make things… Read More Lessons Learned

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Dear body……

Dear broken body, Thank you, you always find a way to send a reminder that you are still there. You have a tendency to remind me daily of what constant pain feels like. You remind me that my guts are defective. But, you remind me that no matter what, you are working hard to stay… Read More Dear body……

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Anxiety is not my friend

Anxiety takes my breath, my sleep, my energy, my well-being, and parts of my life. I have an anxiety disorder and suffer from panic attacks. They grip me and make it hard to breathe, to make sense of my surroundings. Most of the time I am racked with hysterical crying. One attack can lead to… Read More Anxiety is not my friend

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We survived

5 years ago started one of the worst 36 hours of our life. Back in November My mother in law went in for a hysterectomy, they opened her up and immediately closed her back up removing nothing. They went out and gave the bad news to the family gathered in the waiting room, we were… Read More We survived

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Who I Am……..

Chronic Pain I live with an autoimmune disease, a circulatory disease, and chronic pain. I am learning to not let them define who I am, but it is hard some days. It is hard and it sucks but maybe it is time to figure out how to live my life sick and try to be… Read More Who I Am……..

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Hat Day

Good days I have a pretty cool haircut. It is short and really easy to take care of. Styling does need some product and a bit of time, 5 to 10 minutes. I have the haircut to allow me and make me feel like a badass. Hat days Some days are hat days, this is… Read More Hat Day

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Rough Week

Some days are better than others Some hours are better than others. Most of the time I will power through, put on my happy face, and go on with life. You would never know that deep inside I am fighting a mental battle. I mourn my old life still, never in a million years did… Read More Rough Week