Category Archive: Work’in Girl

This Week’s Challenge

My coworker, Christina, and I have a lot of stress in our lives right now. Real stress. Real walls-collapsing-around-us-loss-of-control-emotional-rollercoaster kind of stress. And it is so easy to get into the habit of… Continue reading

Empty Tank

I’m running on empty lately. Grieving the loss of my dad is the most exhausting activity I’ve ever experienced. Then stack on a house renovation. Three teenagers. A marriage. A day job. Trying… Continue reading

House Arrest

Is there such a thing as a harmless crime? If so… I would like to commit that and be on house arrest. I would happily wear whatever ankle bracelet tracking system the judge… Continue reading

NOT Overwhelmed

My plate of to-do’s is about as full as my husband’s dinner plate usually is… and that’s dang full. Recently I started feeling very overwhelmed. I wrote about it yesterday. This is MY… Continue reading

Overwhelmed

Yesterday ended well. Sure, I stayed up too late. But Phoenix and I lounged around and watched pointless shows, sucked at Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, and chatted about all things from prom… Continue reading

Trust Steadily

1 Corinthians 13:13… Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. I don’t know what version of the Bible this interpretation is from, or if someone just added their own twist to it.… Continue reading

My Fair Share

Upon a friend’s invitation, I went parousing Bernie Sanders website. He has a very nice website, seriously. It is very functional, very pleasing to the eyes. She sent me some info regarding the concerns I… Continue reading

Run From the Fire

Getting burned is painful, and sometimes it leaves a scar, so I suggest staying away from fire. What better way to not get burned, yes? Well, along those lines, I suggest staying away… Continue reading

Sick Day

When Lexi was sick at six-months old, she needed me, but now as a sick 13-year old, she wants me. What a heart-breaking, heart-soaring feeling. No one wants their child to be sick, but sometimes  in dark moments,… Continue reading

Now for the Resolutions…

2015 has officially started, and as my brother so eloquently put it… you’re still the same person you were yesterday. Indeed… he is correct. You have the same DNA, the same job, same… Continue reading