It’s happened! I’m once again pregnant and once again all over the place with emotions and morning sickness, food aversions and cravings, all the fun stuff, but now we have a two year old in the mix! What’s been happening? Also, warning! this is going to be a longer post since I haven’t posted anything […]Read More Fear & Loathing Through Parenthood: Look Who’s Talking, Too
I have eleven drafts going on my blog. I’ve opened them, wrote, edited, deleted. I officially have, not just writer’s block, but brain block. Spoiler: this post is not sharp-toothed or insightfully written, it’s an open forum to share your point of view with me,if you so desire (which I hope you do!). I told […]Read More Shot.
This one gets a little philosophical, but a nice refresher to never doubt yourself as a mom. Ever. As a parent, or soon-to-be, you’ll receive lots of advice and opinions you didn’t ask for. Sometimes all you can do is just smile and nod. On Being a Working Mom, Stay at Home, Part-Time, Full-Time – […]Read More Fear & Loathing Through Parenthood, Part 3: Separation, Time, and Watching your Baby Grow
Welcome to Your Mom Bod – from imbalanced hormones, to having your body evicting its tiny squatter, then, slowly realizing things aren’t going quite back to how they were before it was two. Becoming a Glass Case of Emotions Before I crossed over into parenthood I had always prided myself on my stoic disposition. When […]Read More Fear & Loathing Through Parenthood, Part 2: the Body Issue
Ever hear of Dermatillomania, Excoriation Disorder, or Body Focused Repetitive Behavior? Then this post is for you. I think you only really know about it if you suffer from it (or you’re a psych student doing a project on it). Also, I am by no means a professional. These viewpoints are my own experiences as […]Read More Destroying Myself
Part 1: Real Notes About Becoming a Parent I was 32 when I became pregnant. I was terrified of it, but I’ve always been terrified of pregnancy and babies. I’m not sure why because I babysat a ton when I was younger and I was the oldest out of three and had a shitload of […]Read More Fear & Loathing Through Parenthood
Dealing with the Effects of Being a Weekend Warrior, Full-time Worker & Nonstop Worrier If anyone out there is following along with my blog, I don’t want y’all to think I’m just a surly parent, eating and rocking my way through life. I wish I could just do that. That’s not my M.O. though. My […]Read More Work Hard, Play Hard…Struggle Hard ?