Author: Coree

I Chose ME

That’s me at my heaviest, 295 lbs. It was also the year of my wedding, 13 years ago, probably about three months before my wedding. I found this a few weeks ago, it’s a Polaroid, and at first, I was going to just put it back in the photo box from whence it came, and forget about it until I found it again. And then I thought, no.

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Happy Birthday to ME!

Today is my birthday. My 38th birthday to be exact. I don’t feel that old, to be honest. And I don’t think I look like I’m nearing forty. Perhaps that is just a hope, haha. As my birthday is coming to an end, I’ve had somentime to reflect upon age, in particular, getting older and how it affects our progress as humans. Last night, my daughter was playing random songs from our iTunes playlist, and dancing with me around the living room. She played one song, that I hadn’t heard in quite some time. The song is “Perfect” by...

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One of my biggest blessings in life calls me mom. The other one calls me sweetheart. I was blessed to have a mother who wanted to be home with me and my sisters, and was able to work the shift at the post office that allowed her to be home when we returned from school, usually with some sort of homemade treat awaiting us at the homework table. She was band mom, soccer mom, gymnastics mom, softball coach, judo mom, swim mom, Girl Scout mom, sports coach for our Young Women at church, even camp mom. And she did...

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How Did I Get Here??

Have you ever gotten to a point in your life, where you just sit down and wonder how in the heck you go to where you are in life? Whether it’s wondering how you fell away from your brilliant workout plan, how you cave into those delicious treats in life, or how you got so far off track financially, have you ever just wondered……How did I get here?

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My Fam


Life is beautiful, and it is chaotic. I am not perfect by any means. Just trying to find my path through this beautiful journey, while being the best mother and wife I know how to be. This is my beautiful chaos.

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