New Goal

Hey, world. My name is Carly, and I'm a shopoholic. Not in the sense that it consumes me and that I've created a heavy weight of debt due to unnecessary purchases. But I love shopping. I love it so much I just wish I could have all the things. I'm not sure why this compulsion …

Managing

I only have a few minutes here, but I haven't written in a while and it's always a relief when I do. Tom came home last weekend. As always, it's nice to see him. This time around felt a little different which seemed somewhat concerning. I can't really explain it, but I don't think that …

A Loyal Doofus

It's midnight. Elsie slept through the night la... I started this post a little over a week ago I think. It's been difficult to keep up with my journals. To be honest, I kind of feel like I'm drowning in mud. I'm not sinking fast, and I make a little progress here and there... but …

Finding Peace

It's been a bit of a whirlwind lately. I'm not exactly sure on where to even start with my thoughts and ramblings. There's been many times while sitting at home, jogging, or driving around town towards endless errands and destinations that I would just find myself lost in my mind trying to bookmark my thoughts …

Tis the Season

Another one bites the dust. This last weekend my husband and I got to spend the weekend to help celebrate a good friend get hitched. I also got to be the photographer. AND.... this was the first weekend that I've been away from Elsie for more than 8 hours. It was nice to get away, …

Sap

10:58 PM. I'm restless in bed. The light from my whatchamacall... seriously... I'm rolling my eyes in my head... the thing. Baby cam. Walkie thing. The light from the thing, sounds from Elsie snoring, my feet sliding under my sheets reminding me I should clip my toenails (ew, I know) and the sound of the …