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Grief Series

Acceptance: The Bitter Truth

Acceptance: The Bitter Truth

A couple hours after my mother had passed away, I remember sitting at the dining room table. I was completely numb and staring blankly out the window. I was home alone, and my friend was on her way to come pick me up, because she […]

Bargaining: Stage Three Time Loop

Bargaining: Stage Three Time Loop

Deal (noun): an agreement entered into by two or more parties for their mutual benefit, especially in a business or political context. Before writing this article I never believed in bargaining. I’ve always been a “make it or break it deal” kind of woman. So […]

Depression: The Woman I Thought I Was

Depression: The Woman I Thought I Was

A heartache happened in my life recently. Almost two years ago my husband and I were presented with an awesome opportunity that would have moved us out of the great state of Texas and into some amazing things. We put all the eggs we had […]

Anger: Bitterly Broken

Anger: Bitterly Broken

May 6, 2016 I received the message that my dad had died. It came as such a surprise, not because he was super healthy (he wasn’t), but simply because the little girl in me still sort of thought he was invincible. My relationship with my […]

Denial: Worth The Wait

Denial: Worth The Wait

  This month’s umbrella topic at Naked Mom’s Blog is about grief and I am going to kick things off talking about my husband’s and I experience of grieving our inability to remain sexually pure during our dating-relationship and our denial that that mistake would […]