Sarahtonin Story

My Serotonin Imbalance

Posted on October 05 2017

It's been forever since I've written anything. I was about to get into bed tonight when I realized I couldn't. I needed to sit, gather my thoughts and put them...

The Slump

Posted on October 15 2016

I'm seriously terrible about writing as frequently as I want to, but the last month has been bananas. I've been swamped (in a good way) with Etsy orders and we...

Stumbling Off the Rollercoaster

Posted on September 07 2016

First of all, it's been way too long since I've written. I've been fully immersed in the business and haven't been taking time for myself to breathe and reflect. I...

The Dreaded "T" Word

Posted on July 21 2016

If you'd asked me a couple months ago if I'd miss going to therapy I would have laughed in your face. A couple months ago, I was begging and pleading...

It's Okay if all You did Today was Survive

Posted on July 15 2016

This week I've been surviving, and I'm okay with that. I've gotten out of bed everyday with my husband. Okay, maybe one day I slacked and needed to cocoon myself under...

The Anatomy of a Panic Attack

Posted on July 06 2016

Your throat closes up and your chest tightens as you gulp and pant for oxygen. Your body gets hot and sweaty, but you shiver like you are ice cold. Your vision...

Not Your Grandma's Hobby

Posted on July 01 2016

I love the look on people's faces when I tell them my new career is embroidery. It's a very quizzical look and I typically follow with, "I know it sounds...

The Big Change

Posted on June 30 2016

Well, holy shit, I've taken the plunge. I quit my corporate, stable, comfortable paycheck and benefits job yesterday. Part of me is scared shitless and part of me feels an...

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