2015 Recap…Looking ahead | Thoughts on Things

2015 has been one for the books. Literally, I think I could have written a book. January – We had a rough start. New Years Eve last year, Ian and I were both passed out on the couch with a terrible flu. We rang in the new year with miso soup and antibiotics. Three days later, we found out I was pregnant with a baby due in September. February – A month later, we lost our little love due to a miscarriage. February was incredibly rough as we moved out of our home for renovations during a time of grief…

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Thoughts on Things: Keeping My Eyes Above the Waves

Some days my feet are in the ocean and there is a warm breeze with peace and comfort. Other days, the wind is knocked out of me. Wave after wave of grief and anxiety hit me. The vacant room we had painted for our baby. Walking by the baby section at Target. The uncertainty of what will be next for our family. I don’t think I fully understood how little control I would have over my body after a miscarriage. I told Ian I felt like a walking bag of tears. I would be in the middle of working on something…

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Thoughts on Things | The Beginning of 2015

We have been working on some home renovations the past few weeks, which means our house is not in a “home-y” state and doesn’t feel all that welcoming. I joke with Ian that my clothes are spread out between three different rooms so it takes me three times as long to get ready now ;). But, amidst all the craziness, I wanted to share my current random assortment of thoughts. Isaiah 43 and 26 have been my anchor lately. Ian and I have dealt with some pretty intense pain the past two months, and I honestly don’t know how I would get by…

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Thoughts on Things | Hanx Writer, Sense & Bradley Castañeda

So my lists will probably consist more of cool gadgets, apps, productivity things I’m trying and so on. Enjoy! Hanx Writer App. I’m not a writer, nor do I claim to be, but a recent iPad app Tom Hanks released makes me want to be one… In my efforts of balancing a digital and analog life, I’m always trying to find ways to either completely remove technology from what I’m doing, or finding that happy medium. The Hanx Writer app fits those parameters for me. It’s basically just a typewriter app for your iPad, but what makes it different, other…

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