In 2015, I gave up all my dreams of being a mommy and a wife. I packed my bags and headed to an island that wasn’t so glorious. Paris Island, land where they make Marines. The Marine Corps had a lot to offer me, but none of it included a family and I was okay … Continue reading This is me. This is us. This is you.
40 weeks. Thats what it takes. For 9 months, your body is slowly changing. Your hormones change and increase, your body slowly expands, you prepare yourself for what is to come once your little angel is here. But what happens next? What happens once the life that grew inside of you, the life that requires … Continue reading Navigating Postpartum Life
To the New Mom, the Seasoned Mom -- All Moms. You. Are. Great. From day one, from the moment you saw that pink line you changed. You changed your eating habits, you changed your sleep pattern, you changed the clothes you wore, and the way you put yourself together in the morning. Your body changed … Continue reading Before the Pink Line
My little love bug surprised us with a sooner-than-expected entrance. As I am very thankful for a whole extra week with her --- here's our slightly comical, slightly frustrating, crazy, amazing birth. So while Justin is in the military and they work all hours of the day, luckily he had been able to come to … Continue reading Welcome to the world Lucia Grace
As someone who has struggled with self love, body image issues, and eating disorders, when I found out I was pregnant my first worry was about gaining weight. Of course, there are so many other things during pregnancy that you need to worry about, and gaining weight is suppose to happen... why should I be … Continue reading Learning to love My Pregnant Body