The Purple Jacket

The Purple Jacket

In December 2013, it was freezing cold in most of the country.   Something called a “polar vortex” had come, making it one of the coldest winters in a long time.   I had just moved to Lake Stevens, Washington with the little boys, and a week before...
That Time I Bought An Elliptical Machine

That Time I Bought An Elliptical Machine

Let me take you back to 2012.  Logan was three and Henry was one.  Six months later Josh was leaving on deployment, a one year deployment, and I was feeling frustrated because I hadn’t lost any of the baby weight from Henry.  I had two major knee surgeries…one in...