Organized Kitchen Drawers

Organized By September 20, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

I love drawer organizers. You need to understand how much I love drawer organizers. But the people who make them have a very weird idea about the specific sizes that drawers come in… and they are wrong. There are certain kinds of drawer organizers I like, and certain kinds of drawer organizers that fit the utensils we have, and making all of those things intersect into the perfect fit so that nothing is sliding around in the drawer every time you open it is a complicated and frustrating process. #FirstWorldProblems

Breathing

HA!, Running By September 12, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , 1 Comment

I was so insanely excited to start using the “special treadmill for injured people”. I got into the most ridiculous looking machine you’ve ever seen, one designed to take the weight of gravity off my lower half, and I ran for 30 seconds and walked for 4 minutes and repeated that for as long as they would let me. I was deliriously happy. And then they told me I wasn’t progressing normally and needed to back off for another three weeks. I cried in the car on the way home from that PT visit because I had been holding on to that being my starting again point. The one shining beacon getting me through missing three races. And it was taken away. I was back to square one.

And it finally sunk in what I had refused to admit to myself: I didn’t know where or when my next run was going to be.

The Un-Un-Breakable Sarah Schmidt

HA!, Running By April 22, 2016 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Carrie: Hey, remember when a break was a good thing?  Spring Break, coffee break… Now it’s break-up.  Break down.  They keep getting worse.  What’s next? Miranda: Hip break? I would like this post to be about my most recent medal acquisition and my breakdown of the expo and race – but that just can’t be.  I wasn’t able to participate in…

A Broom Closet

Closet Porn, Organized, Pretty By March 18, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , 4 Comments

When we were in the planning stages of the house, the original floor plan had called for a small coat closet in between the kitchen and the garage entrance.  This made absolutely no sense to me because: Entryway Coat Closets belong near the front door ENTRYWAY Entryway Coat Closets do not belong in the kitchen I know everything I had already…