I have a feeling … … I just don’t think it worked this month. Editor’s note: This is the portion of the blog where I launch into TMI (too much information) territory … I am still not totally sure I understand the ins and… Continue Reading “Back in the saddle”
Category: Trying to conceive
I didn’t want to become one of those people who stress out over conceiving. So of course, I have become one of those people. Two months. Only two months and already it is stressing me out. I thought it was supposed to take six… Continue Reading “What does it take?”
First two weeks of July (when I could have been pregnant … but wasn’t): I cut waaaaay back on my beloved Caffeine-free Diet Coke. I went entire days without having any — don’t snicker, this is progress — and when I did have it,… Continue Reading “Good girl gone bad”
I’m Heather Laura Clarke. I’m writer living in beautiful Nova Scotia, I have a 11-year-old son and a nine-year-old daughter, I married my high school sweetheart, and this is the story of my handmade life.
I have depression and anxiety, and I fight like hell every day to keep it from taking over my life. Making things isn’t just a hobby — it’s part of what keeps me alive.
Whether I’m writing novels, decorating a room, busting out my power tools to build furniture, getting muddy in the pottery studio, sewing clothes for my kids, or cross-stitching a swear word, I’m all about using my creativity to craft a life I love.
I’ve been writing this blog since 2009, so if you dig deep into the archives, you’ll meet a bright-eyed 25-year-old newlywed who was basically obsessed with having kids, buying a cozy house, and supporting herself full-time as a writer. (Spoiler alert: she got exactly what she wanted.)
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