Love and marriage, love and marriage

AMBER NOTE: I found this post today as I was realizing how far behind I was in my personal writing. Not sure why I never posted it…probably because… squirrel! I feel like I’m always doing 17 things at once. But here it is, and six months later, I can confidently say I still feel the […]

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Girls, sports & the stories we believe about ourselves.

This week’s blog post inspiration is brought to you by sweaty, sunny, 95 degree, summer soccer camps. That’s right, over three weeks of West Michigan’s youngest soccer stars kicking & running (and sometimes screaming) up and down the pitch. The thing that has always intrigued me about girls in sports is watching their attitudes, the way they […]

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Quick thoughts on being in a funk.

I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately. I can’t put my finger on exactly why, I just feel like life hasn’t felt as sunny as it usually does. I haven’t had my positive pants on. It’s weird how an emotional funk like that affects every other area of your life. I haven’t felt super social, I feel ultra […]

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An Ode to Crossfit (yes, for real)

(Because sometimes poems should be hilariously bad.) ——- For the longest time I tried to avoid it, This “sport” I heard about that I refused to try. People were always getting hurt or getting huge, And I wasn’t trying to do that, not gonna lie. Crossfit  wasn’t for me, that wasn’t my style. I wasn’t […]

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