What you are about to read is part two of my postpartum depression update. I had some feedback from readers of my last post, that they were nervous to read part two. While I acknowledge that I did end with a rather abrupt cliff hanger, part two will dive into some of the tougher stuff. […]
I am in the thick of some postpartum depression. I have wanted to write about this so many times. I’ve journaled a little of it and thought of posting a quick social media update. But it felt so self-serving, self-indulgent, and overall self-centered. Every time I go to write something down, I cringe at the […]
Permenant Change of Station (PCS) is part of Army life. So as a group of Army wives, we knew that these friendships might start here, but that we would most likely part ways. That’s just part of the game. Today we had a potluck on the lake at Ft. Steilacoom Park to say “goodbye” to […]
In the midst of all the mom- guilt, self- doubt, feelings of inadequacy, worry, and sleep deprivation, I wanted to share a redeeming moment that happened in the middle our son’s third month. A breastfeeding story. I had errands to run in North Tacoma and so I packed up the boy, grabbed our diaper […]
Yesterday, we were showered with love by our sweet friends and family. It was beautiful. We feel completely spoiled. The baby’s room is Harry Potter themed (surprise surprise) and so it was a natural choice for the shower as well. Normally, I man the camera the whole time, but I was very controlled and only […]
Tonight, I took a test and saw that I have reached my high fertility window. Seeing as the clinic closed about four hours ago, now I have to wait until tomorrow to schedule my insemination and pray that they have an opening for me before noon. I think my body and mind have reached this […]
My beautiful, talented, sweet cousin Tawny is having a baby boy. Here is a glimpse into her special day!
This is one of those moments that in the future, after I have conceived, carried, labored, and am finally holding our baby that I will not even remember. But right now, it has me so upset. A year ago, I had my first doctor’s appointment with a provider that was standing in while my […]