Mental Health, Postpartum and Beyond

Not Mine

Last week I had a difficult thought. My body is not my own. I wake up every day and I get my daughter dressed and ready for the day. I feed her, clean the house, and play with her. Generally I'm cleaning while holding her or trying to keep her busy. I hold her until… Continue reading Not Mine

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Updates

A Year in Marriage

My husband and I have known each other for over 10 years. We were friends for the longest time and in 2013 we started dating. In 2018 we got married and we also welcomed our little girl into this world. Today is our anniversary and I'm actually really excited. I thought that maybe after so… Continue reading A Year in Marriage

Pregnancy

Why Pregnancy Sucks

A lot of the time pregnancy is presented as a magical time. If you had a great and magical time while you were pregnant, then that's great. You know what though? Pregnancy kind of sucks. It's nine months of hormones and changes in your body. It can be confusing and a little bit scary. It… Continue reading Why Pregnancy Sucks

Postpartum and Beyond

What I Hate about my Pediatrician

Overall, I really like my pediatrician's office. They have an entrance for healthy kids and an entrance for sick kids. The wait times seem to get longer and longer, but I come to expect that with all doctor's offices, so I'm pretty forgiving on wait times. There are two things that come to mind when… Continue reading What I Hate about my Pediatrician

Updates

Six Month Update

Here we are at six months, sort of. You were born on August 29th, so I wasn't quite sure what to do with this month, but I knew I wasn't missing it (or postponing it). So here we are, a whole half year since you were born. I am so incredibly proud and amazed at… Continue reading Six Month Update