I need mom friends. I always hear about these mom groups, but I've never bothered looking into finding one. I'm too shy to make new friends. Why isn't life like high school where it's super easy to make friends. My husband spends more time away from home than he does at home: somehow he's found… Continue reading “Go do stuff”
Sometimes.. That's all you need. Sometimes that's what will make or break you. Sometimes the lack of positive reinforcement is what will break you. Sometimes the lack of appreciation will break you. Sometimes the lack of consideration will break you. Most times.. Something will always break you. My PPD has been back for a few… Continue reading Positive Affirmations.
Another night up at 230. Another night I have to be up for work at 630. Good times.
I am stuck in the mindset that my days do and will consist of: Wake up, work, come home, take care of Chris, repeat. Feels the same on my work days. Sucky thing is..I don't expect that to change. I've lost interest in doing anything else. I'm too tired all the time. I have no… Continue reading In a Rut.
I have a nurse that I started seeing not long after I found out I was pregnant. She's the coolest woman ever. Her name is Jeanina and she was a bunch of other moms she visits at home...for free! Today she asked how I was doing. she told me PPD creeps back up again around… Continue reading PPD / 5.5 Months Later
In order to take care of your baby, you need to take care of yourself. Here are the things that were most useful to me during those first few weeks. I'll list the basics first, then suggest some things for breastfeeding as well as formula feeding. Netflix/Hulu. You're going to be on bed rest for… Continue reading First Week Mom Must Haves!
I do a lot. I make mistakes. I've been consistently exhausted for 4.5 months, but I'm dealing with it. I do a lot. being considerate in an inconsiderate world is hard, frustrating and disheartening. sometimes reassurance is all I need, but I never get it.
Inspired by RaisingAubree! These are those things that helped us through those first few days. Everyone who reads this...PLEASE LOOK AT BABY REGISTRIES. I didn't spend hours and hours and hours just for 3 people to actually look at what we wanted/needed and get that. More than likely, they have more clothes than they will… Continue reading 11 New Baby Must Haves!
I feel like I'm not moving. I feel like I'm in quicksand. I feel lost. I feel crowded. I feel like a puzzle with only the outside filled in. I feel like a burden. I feel ignored. I feel like I'm not doing enough. I feel like I'm doing everything wrong. I feel like a… Continue reading PPD & Me
I actually didn't even realize he was crying at first. He had just gotten home from work and walked into the room where he saw me playing with Christopher. Chris was on the bed and I was leaning over him making noises while he giggled and squealed. I stepped to the side and got back… Continue reading My Husband Cried Yesterday…