I spent 14 hours in active labor. I was in what they call "Labor Land." Which means that everything in the real world was blurred by complete immersion into my body. The sensations take over your whole body so there is no ability to recognize and interpret the surrounding environment. And it's true, people will … Continue reading Labor of Love
In case you haven't noticed by now, I tend to be stuck in the past at times. It's difficult accepting failure. Right? Falling down doesn't feel good. Some times it's a soft fall that you can laugh about, I actually enjoy those. But those falls that feel like miles down a rocky mountainside? Those leave … Continue reading Stuck in Regret
I'm a mommy!!!! And it's marvelous!
I think you should know that I have been procrastinating on today's blog idea for a few days. Even before I sat down to write, I tried to make a blog header (fail), watched an episode of Jeopardy!, ate twice, and taught my grandmother how to play chess. Deliberate distraction, I would say. Procrastination and … Continue reading Dealing with Distraction
So, one thing I’ve really learned to prioritize throughout this pregnancy is myself! I realized how much I gave away to activities, events, people, habits, etc. that were not building me. I’ve always preferred my alone time but the reality that I will be forever responsible of a little life has taught me that I … Continue reading Slowly but surely
This year I’m learning not to criticize myself. No more self-punishment. Whatever activity I choose to do (out of my 342 hobbies), I’m doing with love and focus. I’m learning to enjoy each day for what it brings me instead of ruminating on the past or over planning the future. Today brought me a day … Continue reading Beach Days
I’m probably not the brightest crayon in the box for this but I was planning on painting the "baby’s room" today. My aunt actually just told me I'm not allowed to do that, because paint fumes. I truthfully didn't even think about that...terrible, right? She told me to get some rest and listen to my … Continue reading Big Plans for Today (it’s 2019!?)