Chelsea’s Blog

The girl with five names
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You Bet Your Booty I’m Relentless

My Dad, who might I add, loves me very, very much ascribed an adjective to my normal state of being from the time I was about two years old. Relentless. And wasn’t that the truth. I think at the time he didn’t necessarily think it was to my benefit, mostly I think I drove him […]

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Apr 24
Inspiration

I Finally Found a Game I Can Always Win

Grocery shopping has always been one of my favorite things. I associate grocery shopping with independence…call me crazy, but it’s true. When I turned 16 and got my driver’s license I would ask my Dad if he needed anything from the grocery store and I would always find something we needed, drive there and experience […]

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The Only Time Audrey Hepburn Has Ever Steered Me Wrong…

I was sitting at my desk this morning when I looked over at one of my paperweights with one of my very favorite quotes ever. Except for this time when I looked at it I got angry. Have you ever heard this section of one of Audrey Hepburn’s quotes? “I believe happiest girls are the […]

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Puppy Love and a New Kind of Prayer

We woke up Saturday morning having barely been able to sleep the night before. Today would be the day. The day our little bundle of woofs would arrive. We were so excited. We made a plan to distract ourselves and keep us busy all day long until he came home. We set up everything he […]

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Lessons from My Daddy

I was a blessed little girl with two adoring and doting fathers and today is one of those fathers’ birthdays. So, I thought it would be the perfect day to share some of the greatest lessons I’ve learned from him. My daddy is a kind, hysterically funny, and ever-so-loving soul. He may have felt like […]

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My Quarantine Buddy

So, here we are. Another week, some more physical distancing. I realized that while I have been talking a lot about how I have been feeling during this crazy time, without really thinking about how it has affected my marriage and then when I went to think about how it affected my marriage it was […]

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Epic Laughter…Only Somewhat at My Expense

I plopped myself down on our living room floor last night to do my German homework. I took a big, deep breath. After a long day of working, my German homework usually isn’t the thing I want to dedicate myself to. Just in case you’re curious, no, I did not just decide to pick up […]

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Apr 3
Exploration

Two Things…

Alright, it’s Friday and we’re still quarantined. Naturally, I have had quite a bit of time to think and I had two things that really stuck out to me this week. 1) How this time is so scary for us because we actually have to sit with ourselves and our issues and2) How we are […]

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