Blessings: knowing that we are not alone and we are not crazy In my journey of trying to understand the new me, the postpartum me, I’ve discovered Dr. Ashurina Ream, AKA Psyched Mommy. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with advanced training in perinatal mental health. I cannot begin to tell you how incredibly helpfulContinue reading “You Are Not Alone”
Blessing: Aayden Alexander, born September 4, 2020 at 7:07am This is long overdue. I started this blog as a way to document my pregnancy and share my experiences – especially because I didn’t have a traditional path to pregnancy or parenthood. However, life happened and the world seemed to crumble around us. The pandemic certainlyContinue reading “Baby, I love your way”
Blessing: silver linings during the “Times of Rona.” I started this blog post almost a month ago. It’s been a struggle to finish this one up. It’s been hard to focus my thoughts. But just like with everything else we’re faced with right now… I’m gonna push through. I had a whole list of variousContinue reading “The ‘Rona”
Blessing: my sister just gave birth to her first child, Emma Elizabeth. My sister, Brianna, went into labor two weeks before her due date. That’s not very common for a first-time mother. So I received a text from her around 10pm last Tuesday that said she was having “uncomfortable contractions” and she think she’s goingContinue reading “Baby Emma”
Blessing: my husband… no truly, I mean it. Definitely blessed by my incredible husband. Throughout this pregnancy so far, I’ve been pretty even tempered. Really. It’s true. But to be fair, going through IVF really had me on an up and down roller coaster of emotions. Feeling crazy, crying at everything – even a stupidContinue reading “Happy wife, happy life”
Blessing: my hairstylist in Austin… nuff said (all you ladies know how important a hair stylist is!) So I went to my hair appointment this week. I’ve been seeing my stylist Lani since 2003 (that’s 17 years!!). Lani, just like every stylist, is a great listener and conversationalist. But even more so, Lani has becomeContinue reading “Creating my village”
Sometimes it takes a village. Today’s blessing includes the wonderful energetic healer in my life.