All we can do is keep breathing

Just like that, April 28th has come and gone. Sometimes, I still have trouble understanding that Jacquita passed away a year ago. So much has changed. A year ago we were renting an apartment, we were exhausted from our jobs and from the entire situation, and we were scared of the unknown. We were different … Continue reading All we can do is keep breathing

When Our Vows Were Tested

This isn’t an ordinary blog post about wedding vows. Don’t be fooled by the title. However, it is an accurate account of a morning that our vows were truly tested. You know, when people describe marriage to people who have never been married, they talk about difficult times like fights about finances, sex, and other … Continue reading When Our Vows Were Tested

New House, New Beginnings

I still cannot believe that we purchased a house. It’s been about 6 months since we first moved into our new home and I’m still baffled by everything that has happened. When we first heard about this house, I had recently quit my job and wasn’t sure if I wanted to go back to work. … Continue reading New House, New Beginnings

The Power of Empathy Today, I want to talk about the importance of empathy. This is something I've wanted to talk about for the past year because it has really struck a nerve since my mother-in-law's passing. In this post, I'm referring to empathy in meaningful relationships. Obviously, empathy is used in a lot of professions but I … Continue reading The Power of Empathy

Unrealistic Relationship Advice

  Photo Courtnesy of IMDb Today, it seems I really needed to vent about some relationship advice and I hope some of you can relate. Recently, I was browsing the internet for interesting articles/blog posts and stumbled upon an article titled 10 Signs You’ve Found The One. I instantly knew I had to read it. … Continue reading Unrealistic Relationship Advice

The Prospect of Having Children

One of the first questions we were asked after we got engaged was, “when are you having kids?” Whoa wait a minute, who said anything about having kids? It’s so funny because the question wasn’t if we wanted to have kids but more a question of when. Anyone who knows me is aware that I’m … Continue reading The Prospect of Having Children

Our Story (Part Two)

Our Story (Part Two) Where was I? Oh right, we got married. It was a beautiful wedding. Funny enough, I was never one of those girls who dreamed of their wedding day with the dress and the flowers. It was stressful planning it because of the sheer number of ideas out in the world, but … Continue reading Our Story (Part Two)

Our Story (Part One)

Our Story … I always enjoy telling people how I met my husband. Typically, people have stories about meeting their significant others at social gatherings or through friends, but our story is a little different. We met at work. I’m aware it seems pretty common but trust me it’s not.  We met while working at … Continue reading Our Story (Part One)

Hello World

I'm really excited to be starting this blog! I've wanted to write a blog for a while now, and I have finally mustered up the courage to share my personal experiences with others. I tend to be a very private person; so naturally, there are some experiences and thoughts that I haven't shared with anyone … Continue reading Hello World