5:00am : Alarm goes off. Why do I get up at 5am voluntarily? Money. Ok let’s do this. #moneyismymotivation 5:15am: Coffee. All the Coffee. 5:45am: Arrive to teach my group fitness class. People look tired. And their tired face makes me excited. How can I wake these people up without being annoying. #ChallengeAccepted. Kelly Clarkson. […]
"Ready for number two yet?" asks an innocent, smiley employee at the local grocery store (and 100 other random people). http://www.wititudes.com/wp-content/uploads/420x294xtheres-nothing-quite-as-painful-as-suppressing-much-needed-eye-roll-ecard.jpg.pagespeed.ic.Kvr2rv9keQ.jpg My eyes don't physically roll back as far as I want them to when I hear questions like this. Not because the idea of another child is so absurd or the question itself is … Continue reading “ready for number two yet?” hashtag wink wink
Ok, so this post is going to leave you thinking "she really needs a therapist." I'm just warning you now. I'm already worried about Kent's first birthday. There, I said it. Not worried like, omg what is his theme going to be? What is he going to wear? Both valid concerns. And worried probably isn't the … Continue reading Do I Need Another Baby… or A Therapist?
It's 8:30 pm and I'm sitting in the nursery rocking my baby to sleep.. Actually he's been asleep for 10 minutes. And I can't bring myself to put him down. I'm just staring at him. I can't take my eyes off of his round, perfect little face. How did this happen? I wonder. My mind begins … Continue reading How Did This Happen? A Reflection on Infertility, a Scary Delivery, and a Beautiful Baby
I started this blog for no other reason other than to distract myself from my infertility journey... and by distract myself I mean to talk more about it. If it was possible to talk something to death, my infertility journey died. Lots of times. But it didn't take long for this weekly Friday posting to became more of … Continue reading Holla at my Newbies : A little about me.
All week I've been pondering about what to write this week. Orginally I started this blog in efforts to break the silence about infertility. Reach out to others who experience similar pain. But mostly a way to deal with my own personal infertility. A way to bring my family and friends to a place where … Continue reading A New Direction: Life After Infertility
So... what do you do with your time when you aren't at work, your husband works 80+ hour weeks, your friends all live out of town, you are broke, and you have a newborn that requires constant holding, cuddling, feeding, diapering, and sleeps all the time? You sleep. Wrong. You drink wine. Yes. And... You daydream. … Continue reading My Vow to my ‘Right Now’