A friend recently asked me if I was ever tempted to be bulimic again. I had to really think about it, because if I’m completely honest, yes, there have been times when the idea of overindulging in comfort food and then pulling out a get-out-of-jail-free card in gaining the weight sounds … Continue reading Could Bulimia Tempt Me Again?
Hey guys! Just wanted to let you know I opened an Etsy shop! (Say what?!?) A year ago I would’ve laughed in disbelief at the thought of opening my own business—and a creative one at that. But hey, life is interesting and full of surprises! Check the shop by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/KnowlesCreativeCo So how’d this … Continue reading Opened an Etsy Shop
I remember being given the epidural and induced, then waiting for the contractions to do their magic. As time slowly passed (natural vs drugged labor is SO different), I noticed a change in pressure and waited for the nurse to come back before mentioning that maybe it was time to push. … Continue reading Remembering Luke on His 1st Birthday
Last week, my dad dropped off a box and big suitcase full of mementos I had kept over the years and moves. I still haven't gone through the suitcase, although I already know some of its contents--journals, a couple china dolls, and my first pair of glasses (octagon-shaped...my poor 13 year old self!). Last night, … Continue reading How Jesus Changed My Life
I am a planner. I like to know what's going to happen ahead of time and be prepared (aka I like control). I also love lists and filling my calendar with the events and "to-dos" for the day, even if I already checked them off. I thrive off of structure and … Continue reading Relying on God when I’m craving control
It didn't hit me till now, but the month is here. Yes, it's my birthday month (YAY partay!) and the 5 year mark of being bulimia free (what!?!), but it's also the month that holds Luke's birthday and death. September 29th marks one year since Luke's birth and the 30th marks one year since his … Continue reading A Month to Remember
About a month ago, Callie and I were at the library close to our house. We go about every 3 weeks or so, usually when I've grown sick and tired of reading the same books over and over again. Callie loves standing on the step-stool, scanning the books, and then handing … Continue reading Raising Callie to Love in a World Full of Hate