Let there be Lucy ✨

Pregnancy. What an experience!

I am thankful to say that I had a very uncomplicated, healthy pregnancy. We didn’t always know that this was going to be the case. From years of walking the road of infertility, to a surprising and scary mid-pregnancy diagnosis of a short cervix, we definitely had our anxieties during my pregnancy with Lucia. That being said, all in all, my pregnancy was a smooth and pleasant ride…

Give Grace

When we lived in South Korea, we were given Korean names by our Teaching Manager, a dear lady who was our Korean "mother". Joanne named me "시은", pronounced shee-uhn, which she told me means "she gives grace"...

An Experiment in Quitting --or-- A Three's Nightmare

I am slowly re-discovering that I have spent my whole life defining who I am by what I do. Performance, achievement, accolades, awards, recognition, praise--these are all words that I love and crave. Fail, quit, lose, stop, unfollow--these are words that I hate and am afraid of. Because if I don’t perform, and perform well, then I don’t feel valuable. And this, this is why I hate the thought of publishing this blog post...