Category Archives: Soap Box

Relationship path(s).

I have this theory I’ve been throwing around in my head and my life. It starts out something along the lines of this: it takes a certain amount of time with a person to get comfortable with them. I know, … Continue reading

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Paleo thoughts.

Eleven months. I’ve been eating Paleo (admittedly of varying degrees) and doing high intensity interval training for eleven months. I’ve seen amazing physical results, which is great. Socially sanctioned and it’s nice to have some numbers to spew out to … Continue reading

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Sobriety: A Long-Term Disability (Part V)

This is the fifth post in a five-part series discussing addiction, recovery [relapse], and long-term sobriety. As I celebrate five substance-free years, I am taking the time to [publicly] look back at where I really was in the months preceding … Continue reading

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Getting Clean: Peaks and Valleys (Part III)

This is the third post in a five-part series discussing addiction, recovery [relapse], and long-term sobriety. As I celebrate five substance-free years, I am taking the time to [publicly] look back at where I really was in the months preceding … Continue reading

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What is Paleo? (for the visual learners)

Learn more about the Paleo Diet.

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My name is Ashley, and I am an Introvert.

If there were another -ism to the widely accepted list (sexism, racism, ageism, etc.) I would lobby hard for temperamentism. Okay, so it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but the concept is spot on. Our society, and the many … Continue reading

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Just Say No [to Pinterest].

Okay, maybe that is a little harsh. Of course I believe in freedom of choice, and that each of us knows what’s best for us (when, why, how, who, where). That being said…really? Really?! After seeing the #pinterest hashtag pop … Continue reading

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Why I’m letting my baby Cry It Out.

Here are a few hints: No, I don’t want to traumatize her. Yes, I love her dearly. Yes, I have a heart. No, I’m not trying to detach from her. I want good sleep. And good awake time. For all … Continue reading

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The Mom Pledge.

About a week ago I stumbled across this hashtag on Twitter: #themompledge That led me here, where I read The Mom Pledge and felt a “duh” rise up inside of me. I am a proud Mommy Blogger. I¬†will conduct myself … Continue reading

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A week of cloth diapering.

This afternoon marks one week, not only of actively cloth diapering, but actively NOT using disposable diapers. We have made it one week without. Though I am not at all overly opposed. I still have a few ‘sposies tucked in … Continue reading

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