Get Even More Visitors To Your Blog, Upgrade To A Business Listing >>

Blog Directory  >  Life Blogs  >  My Life Blogs  >  The Honest Badger my-life Blog  > 

2018-08-25 12:13
This past year has been rough in ways I did not anticipate, but I think I handled it all really well, honestly. I have learned a lot about all kinda things that are now completely irrelevan… Read More
2018-07-28 05:20
Dear Baby Boy, In our culture, there is a dichotomy regarding attitudes about pregnancy, giving birth, and motherhood. On one side, everything is easy. Go about your life as you always did… Read More
2018-07-24 20:05
I really don't know why I'm having such a hard time getting back into regular blogging. It's a fucking to do list! I'm spending a LOT of time on Instagram and I've started putting my to do… Read More
Monday On A Tuesday
2018-07-10 23:17
I really want to get back into a rhythm of writing. I have a lot of thoughts and now I have a kitchen/dining room table to set up on and I just ordered some calendars for the walls in the k… Read More
Baby Boy XII
2018-06-29 22:08
Dear Baby Boy, You've made it to ten months! I'm a little late in posting this, but I'm trying to cut myself some slack. About you : Still talking a TON! Sometimes, you sit down in a corne… Read More
Baby Boy XI
2018-05-29 01:58
Dear Baby Boy, Nine months old today yesterday!I'm feeling very guilty for not writing this on the ACTUAL DAY...but oh man, life! About you : Talkin' up a storm. Many, many sounds. Whisper… Read More
2018-05-15 22:23
Ugh. STILL waiting on our apartment. I should be happy. It helps us in terms of money, but also I think I'm ready to get shit set up. I definitely didn't accomplish anything this week, b… Read More
Trying To Get Back In Rhythm
2018-05-10 00:37
In marching band, if you are out of step, you do a little half step to get back on step. This is my attempt at doing that to get this blog back in order. In less than a week, we should hav… Read More
Sitting In Limbo
2018-05-02 15:56
I'm feeling very meh lately. Our new apartment is getting closer and closer to finished every day, but it is still NOT finished. Adam has a new job, but he hasn't started YET. Our savings… Read More
Baby Boy X
2018-04-27 22:46
Dear Baby Boy, Eight months today!!!You have become quite an interesting little person. You love to talk, going on and on with all kinda sounds and noises and shouting out your feelings. I… Read More
Ahead And Behind And Ahead And Behind...
2018-04-05 18:02
I was feeling really good about getting a ton of shit done recently. And now I just feel so fucking behind. I'm behind on posting my weekly to do list and I'm so behind on doing it. I fee… Read More
Lil' Late
2018-03-29 17:40
I'm a little behind...ON ALL THE THINGS. I told Adam that I NEEDED to take a day and go to the coffee shop and do digital organizing, because I just don't get it done at home. Oh man, was… Read More
Baby Boy VIIII
2018-03-28 01:29
Dear Baby Boy, Your presence often makes those around you happier. I have always assumed it's because you are delightful, adorable, and hilarious. You are universally these things and I as… Read More
2018-03-23 23:55
Dear Taylor, I want to preface this letter by telling you it's coming from a friend. I am not yet another media outlet who is trying to tear you down. I agree that the media has treated yo… Read More
2018-03-20 00:04
I don't even have words to say, just a picture and a to do list. This week :01. Run, do something upper body 02. Scan poster board photos and save on hard drives 03. Price frames for unframe… Read More
2018-03-10 03:05
Hey Mama, I feel like I have to tell you some things because I think you know them to be true but you haven't fully realized that truth yet. I just want to set you straight and let you know… Read More
2018-03-06 15:10
There have been some things lately that I've been trying to do and it just isn't working. There are some things that I was wanting to do that I think I need to let go of. It can be hard to… Read More
Baby Boy VIII
2018-02-27 21:04
Baby Boy, I was feeling so much a couple of weeks ago that I almost wrote an intermediary letter to you. But then, I didn't. SIX MONTHS!!! Six months according to a calendar and choosing th… Read More
2018-02-20 01:43
Soooo...two weeks gone just like that. It is amazing to me how depression can suck time away. I think, "Oh, I missed a day, I'll get back to it." Then, two weeks are gone and I'm so fucki… Read More
2018-02-01 00:13
Intersectionality is an academic term that explains how different types of people can be affected by different types of oppression. For example; a woman might experience sexism, but a black… Read More
2018-01-29 21:02
I feel like I might need to do a week of to do lists because I have items on my to do list that just keep not happening. Some of them, it's honestly just not ok I haven't gotten to them. I… Read More
2018-01-29 00:56
Baby Boy, FIVE MONTHS!!!! Life is just so fucking great with you in it. You make me laugh on the daily. I feel very much over all the noise of earlier in your life, constantly worried abo… Read More
So Behind...
2018-01-23 00:37
I definitely did only ONE ITEM from last week, so clearly I need to get on that. But first, a story...So, I think one of the reasons I love New Year's and making resolutions is because Janu… Read More
Another Week...
2018-01-23 00:19
Ahhhhh...another week, another to do list. I'm actually writing this before I start some tasks, so that I can write them here and then cross them off! I'm manipulating my own list to make… Read More
Fat Tuesdays : The Bee And The Fox
2018-01-09 20:17
Shortly before or after my delivery, I started following a t-shirt company on Instagram; The Bee and The Fox. They make cute t-shirts with cool sayings for about $28 each. Their Instagram… Read More
2018-01-08 21:44
So, what's relevant to my life and my ability to accomplish things.... 1. Taylor Swift created an app. It's part social network (that has shown just how not perfect this fandom is) and part… Read More
Baby Boy VI
2017-12-28 01:30
Dear Baby Boy, FOUR MONTHS TODAY!!!!You are four months old today, and while I am sure your body is growing, I feel like you're mind is what's really growing. You are so bright and aware an… Read More
Gearing Up For The New Year...
2017-12-18 22:27
Lately, I really feel like I have not been able to focus at all. I feel like I have nothing going on and somehow, I'm struggling to accomplish it all. I mentioned this to mom today, and sh… Read More
2017-12-05 01:41
So I didn't post my weekly goals last week because I was too busy celebrating the three months of Baby Boy. But now, I'm back and sliding in my blog post JUST IN TIME! I don't have a lot t… Read More
Fat Tuesdays : Solstice Intimates Part 3
2017-11-29 23:34
Sooooooo, you might remember that well over a year ago, I began writing about how companies represent the sizes they sell. I wrote about how some people say that fat girls should "speak wit… Read More
Baby Boy V
2017-11-27 17:11
Dear Baby Boy, THREE MONTHS TODAY!!!!You are three months old and we are trucking along. You don't really have a schedule, but we do have a bit of a rhythm. You're adorably fat and also so… Read More
Get It Done!
2017-11-21 01:13
Things with baby boy are starting to get easier. There's a bit more rhythm and also, Adam can stay home with him while I do stuff. So it's time to let my to do list grow. This week :01. Ru… Read More
My Breastfeeding Journey
2017-11-18 03:39
This is a post that is going to be very hard to write...I don't even really want to write it, honestly. NOT writing this post is keeping me from writing other posts or doing my to do list o… Read More
2017-11-06 13:35
Three weeks between to do lists is no big deal, right? We're just at that age where baby boy doesn't REALLY have a schedule and I feel like I wake up every day and try to figure out what is… Read More
Baby Boy IV
2017-11-02 21:13
Dear Baby Boy, Just a few days ago, you hit your official two months, and here I am writing MORE! It seems things are always ever changing with you. Yesterday was vaccination day. I had b… Read More
Baby Boy III
2017-10-27 23:27
Dear Baby Boy, Today is your official TWO MONTH-IVERSARY!!!!You have been alive for two months now. Which really means I have managed to keep you alive for two months. So probably, I'm the… Read More
Postpartum Anxiety
2017-10-21 01:32
One of the things you'll hear a lot about regarding pregnancy, is Postpartum Depression or PPD. It's definitely a buzzword of the now, and there is a lot of awareness drawn toward it. A lo… Read More
Back At It?
2017-10-17 16:20
I really want to get back into a regular blogging schedule and to post more than stuff related to pregnancy, birth, and motherhood. So I'm TRYING to bring back my regular to do list AND Fat… Read More
2017-10-06 18:47
I feel similarly to my recovery story as I do to my labor story. I'm slightly embarrassed by it and I feel uncomfortable telling it because I look back on it and think that I was treated po… Read More
Baby Boy II
2017-09-27 15:55
Dear Baby Boy, As I type this, you are lying on the recliner, between my legs, sleeping. You are incredibly peaceful, content, and full. I am feeling very, very sad. On one hand, we made i… Read More
2017-09-24 23:24
I have FINALLY finished this round of 101 Things to do in 1001 Days. I don't foresee having a larger success rate on this one, because I have a LOT of items that cost money...and some of my… Read More
101 Things Final Update
2017-09-17 20:29
Technically, my 101 Things to do in 1001 Days isn't actually done until September 28. However, I've been going over the list and I know there isn't anything on it that I'm going to finish i… Read More
Baby Boy
2017-09-13 14:44
Dear Baby Boy, Well, I think we got off to a fairly rocky start, didn't we? 40 hours of labor followed by a c-section were NOT what I wanted. An improper latch, your declining health due t… Read More
Very Little To Do...
2017-08-21 18:44
Smashface was due Saturday, and it's Monday...this is not a big surprise at all. Babies come sort of whenever and due dates are little more than guesses, honestly. I'm basically straight c… Read More
Maternity Retrospective
2017-08-20 23:44
Since my due date was yesterday (not that due dates are appointments anyway), and I had already been thinking about this, I figured it was time to post the retrospective of all of my naked f… Read More
2017-08-17 18:35
A note before we begin : I'm not a doctor, but doctors don't always give you the fullest and best information. As I discuss my journey with learning about and making decisions on vaccines… Read More
Hardcore Nesting?
2017-08-14 22:31
Ahhhh....waiting to write a blog post until later in the day, and having a day full of errands and energy, means knocking more off my to do list!!! I'm feeling that nesting vibe, I guess. N… Read More
My Birth Story : Part 1 : The BEFORE
2017-08-10 16:59
As I mentioned in my to do list, I've gotten most of the big things done. All the cloth diapers are sewn, all the baby stuff has been bought, all the furniture has been moved, things have b… Read More
Home Stretch...
2017-08-07 01:43
I'm really pleased with what I accomplished on my list last week. I didn't finish everything, but I finished all the tasks that are actual work. All the sewing IS DONE!!! (Mom is gonna do… Read More
2017-08-04 18:08
I've been thinking about this post for so long that I'm ALMOST to the point where I don't even want to write it anymore...BUT I DO! I do want to write it, I just think it's not going to be… Read More
2017-08-01 20:16
I let last week's list run over a day, because I glued my ass to a chair and sewed some MOTHERFUCKING DOLLS! It took all day and made my back sore and tired me out (because there's a baby i… Read More
2017-07-25 01:56
Last week, I made this to do list and I had NOTHING else on my plate, and I just fucking CRUSHED it! So I got ambitious toward the end of the week and started writing out EVERYTHING. But I… Read More
The List Never Ends...
2017-07-17 03:03
When I let my to do list go for two weeks, it's kind of amazing what I end up accomplishing! But I have to say that I'm bummed because there are things that I STILL HAVEN'T FINISHED, that I… Read More
2017-07-13 02:39
A note before we begin : I live in Ohio, so this takes place in Ohio. I am aware of other states and other laws, but my experiences are here. I am not a doctor, so I will assume that if I wr… Read More
2017-07-03 02:30
I was doing really well last week until every one of our sewing machines broke at one time. But now I have a new sewing machine and I can get back on track just at the right time when my se… Read More
2017-06-25 23:01
This week, I'm going on a little trip to Cincinnati to visit a couple friends and go swimming in a HUGE POOL!!! Posting on a Sunday, 'cause adventuring is gonna take me out of town Monday! S… Read More
2017-06-23 17:01
I had a revelation of sorts last night while talking to Adam. It wasn't driven by Adam, it was driven by my own internal struggles. Adam and I are (attempting) to build a somewhat tradition… Read More
2017-06-16 15:18
A note before we begin : I live in Ohio, so this takes place in Ohio. I am aware of other states and other laws, but my experiences are here. I am not a doctor, so I will assume that if I wr… Read More
2017-06-10 14:04
Dear Louann, I was powerfully missing you this morning. I woke up in this amazing AirBnB on Put-in-Bay, thinking about the week ahead, and thinking about how I wish you were out here with m… Read More
2017-06-06 02:22
Next week, I'm going out of town and I will be DOING NOTHING...except probably staying active. I'm gonna read and swim and walk and ENJOY...and do a couple of photo shoots. So this week, I… Read More
2017-06-01 14:53
Since my first prenatal care appointment was pretty traumatic for me, I walked out of the place KNOWING I wasn't going back. I immediately got on the phone and started to call around, setti… Read More
The List Goes On...
2017-05-29 16:52
Last week, I had a fairly massive goal to accomplish; sew ALL the dolls. In order to accomplish this, I had to sew 8.5 dolls per day, which put me at a goal of 10 per day so I could finish… Read More
101 Things Update!!!
2017-05-25 04:30
As I said, I was going to update my 101 Things to do in 1001 Days this week, and I'm SUPER HAPPY with my progress! I've conquered EIGHT MORE THINGS ... and had to put four in the "not going… Read More
2017-05-22 14:46
Well, I did not accomplish as much as I had hoped I would last week. I guess that's because Adam and I had one year anniversary celebrations, emergency vet visits, and also I had other appo… Read More
2017-05-20 03:40
A note before we begin : I live in Ohio, so this takes place in Ohio. I am aware of other states and other laws, but my experiences are here. I am not a doctor, so I will assume that if I… Read More
Feeling Pretty Darn Good!
2017-05-16 14:57
I'm really feeling better about a lot of things. I'm back on track with writing more blog posts than this one each week. I posted on Sunday, which is unusual for me, but I don't HAVE to ha… Read More
2017-05-14 18:29
It is no secret that I have struggled to fit in for my entire life. Over the past few years, I've been on a path of self-discovery and self-diagnosis to recognize what it is about me that m… Read More
2017-05-11 02:57
Ok, so I already wrote some of my first trimester stuff. But I felt rushed and unfocused then. (And I feel kinda rushed now because I haven't really written about much of anything on here… Read More
2017-05-09 01:37
SOOOOOO...last week was the culmination of a LOT of things. There have been three pretty major situations in my life that have needed to reach resolution and I think they were what has been… Read More
Life Changes...
2017-05-01 23:42
I received a HILARIOUS comment on my previous post from "Matt". He said, "So this whole blog is just your to do list that you never get done? Awful."Well, MATT, the funny thing about this "… Read More
2017-04-25 20:12
I don't even know anymore, but here's a list of shit I have to do. This week : 01. Run/walk four times 02. Go swimming 03. Bank those travel blog posts (and others) 04. Put finishing touches… Read More
2017-04-14 10:19
This week has been an interesting and difficult week for me. I have completely abandoned all of the providers I had for prenatal care and made contact with a new provider...but no appointme… Read More
Keep On...
2017-04-10 22:50
Well, I was able to cross off a few items from my list last week! Some things on my list repeat anyway. It feels good to accomplish shit, though. I doesn't feel good not to accomplish shi… Read More
Gettin' It
2017-03-28 01:45
Man, so much feels different this week. I feel like I'm coming around from this depression. It's fucking cliche as fuck, but I really think that this warmer weather and promise of spring a… Read More
Fat Tuesdays : Maternity
2017-03-21 22:39
Oooh, boy! I have got to sit down and start writing about this, and I am one thousand percent certain that I am going to open the doors to a bajillion haters, but I gotta write! I opened up… Read More
I Think I Can...
2017-03-20 22:46
As I discussed last week, I've been struggling with depression, so it should come as no surprise that I found it difficult to complete last week's goals. But I'm not gonna let it bring me d… Read More
2017-03-14 01:00
I have been feeling alternately very productive and like a total slug. Because reasons. That I will probably write about soon, maybe even this week? But I also really want to get all my p… Read More
2017-02-28 03:35's been a while since I did these weekly to do lists. I think it's to do with ditching college. It has now officially ended, I certainly have received my failing grades. I sent… Read More
Let's Talk Weird.
2017-02-20 23:57
I'm currently sitting in the guest bedroom of an AirBnB in Austin, the "weird" city. Adam and I have now had two and a half days in town, but more like one and a half, because I ran a half… Read More
2017-02-15 00:23
Apparently, Tuesdays are my thing. I have no big thoughts this week. Adam and I embark on an epic road trip the day after tomorrow, so I'm packing, thinking, organizing, collecting, thinkin… Read More
2017-01-31 22:34
I'm currently reading a book by an economist about how to make medical decisions. She wrote the book because she had a medical condition that caused her to receive a lot of rules instead of… Read More
2017-01-18 01:59
Item .081 on my 101 Things to do in 1001 Days list is to "Look into that race across Scotland," which I committed to doing this winter/spring in order to continue accomplishing my list! So f… Read More
Fat Tuesdays : Running Faster
2017-01-10 18:22
Last year's marathon training did not go as I would've liked. At first, when I was running every day, I felt really strong and great. But when I stopped that, which I needed to do because… Read More
Weekly Thang
2017-01-10 02:32
Well, I received my first subjective grade of this session, and just like so many others it was entirely unrelated to the work I put in and totally related to the butthurt feelings of my pro… Read More
The New Year
2017-01-03 03:50 many things to write about, most especially resolutions and goals for the New Year. These past few months have been an exercise in not having the energy to do the things I want… Read More
2017-01-03 03:04
I looked at last week's list to cross some items off, and I really can't. I really didn't do much of anything. Some of that is because Adam is out of town, and I don't want to hike the tra… Read More
2016-12-24 02:22
Today, I had to talk to my manager before I left work, because I have the next two (three!!) days off and I had to reconcile some bullshit that was entirely my doing. She was running late… Read More
2016-12-20 01:13
A friend reminded me that the New Year is coming...which I probably should just fucking know, but retail is incredibly holiday oriented, so I've forgotten. I'm trying to plan something to d… Read More
2016-12-13 04:26
Coming in real late to say that FUCKING SCHOOL IS STILL ANNOYING! Usually that last week of classes is a discussion board topic that's like, "What did you know ah9out subject before and wha… Read More
2016-12-05 16:55
Last week was sort of ok and really, really, really shitty. I'm so fucking fed up with school and at this point, I don't think I want a degree from them...except transferring would probably… Read More
Fat Tuesdays : The Myth Of Love
2016-11-29 16:28
There was a weird thing that started before I officially married Adam, but it continues as we stay married...I notice more the representations of love in the media. Like the m… Read More
Time To Fucking Focus
2016-11-29 01:35
As much as I feel like I accomplished a lot of important shit last week, I also feel like I didn't get anything done. I wasn't able to run as much as I had wanted...partially because of lon… Read More

Share the post

The Honest Badger


Subscribe to The Honest Badger

Get updates delivered right to your inbox!

Thank you for your subscription