So, it’s been a while

I need to write more – I think it might be therapeutic for me. Can I just tell you that I haven’t ever been pregnant before and every day is a roller-coaster? I promise my blog will not only be about pregnancy from here on out – there is a lot going on my life… Continue reading So, it’s been a while

Be present

I’ve lived my life off tidbits of advice. Little quips from my parents which I now know resonate through the walls of meetings, wise words from professors, bosses, friends and colleagues. Be where your hands are – don’t get so spun out into the future afraid of what might happen that you neglect what you’re… Continue reading Be present

Mom? That’s a new name…

Positive. Plus sign. Smiley face. Two lines. Pregnant. I’m what? Yes. I am. I’m pregnant with a tiny human person. What do I do now? I don’t know anything about being a mom. Everyone says, you’ll be fine, it’s natural! It certainly doesn’t feel natural. It feels terrifying is what it feels. I’ve always wanted… Continue reading Mom? That’s a new name…

You may not have cake

Word prompt: Deprive: To┬ádeny (a person or place) the possession or use of something. I’ve struggled with food, body image, and restriction for most of my conscious life. As far back as I can remember, I have felt that my body is bad, that food is bad, and that to deprive myself of the things… Continue reading You may not have cake

What even are goals?

It’s a funny thing, I set so many goals. Meditate every day Write every day Work out 5 times a week Do yoga Cook more Read a book for fun And then this is what happens: I meditate for 7 minutes and think about all the shit I have to do I leave for work… Continue reading What even are goals?