Monthly Archives: February 2013

Adult Birthdays – What are your expectations?

Derived from years of disappointing birthdays from my childhood, I had learned to keep my expectations rather low (at least I consider them low) for any of my birthdays.  This way if anything good did happen, it was enjoyable and … Continue reading

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Life with an Infant – the first 12 weeks Edition*

*From the point of view of a mother of a 7 year old son experiencing life as a new mom (again) to an infant daughter Weeks 1-2: Oh yes, I vaguely remember what this was like… feed, sleep, change, repeat. Automatically … Continue reading

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Choices

There’s nothing better than to finally be in a place where you can look back on what was one of the worst days of your life and be able to say that it was for the best. Choices are amazing … Continue reading

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My Story of Breast Milk Jaundice and subsequently, Postpartum Weight Loss Woes

You would think an automatic extra calorie burn of about 500 calories to create breast milk would be very helpful to weight loss, right?  Well it would if you could eat what you want and not end up in a … Continue reading

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All About the Infant

So I’ve been mentally creating at least two blogs in my head, but do to the time constraints of mommyhood, they seem to stay in my head.  I’m actually sacrificing precious sleep time to type this one out. I decided … Continue reading

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Downward Spiral

I seriously need to get my s#it together.  Things are not heading in the right direction and it’s especially hard when I have some really extra good excuses for why I’m not exercising enough or not always eating well.  Excuses … Continue reading

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