No matter how much you love someone, I think we can all agree we sometimes need our own time away from them to reset our batteries. Some people may be pissed at me for saying this, but the same rings true with your children. I read a quote that said "Children don't need perfect mothers, … Continue reading Taking “You Time,” Doesn’t Make You a Bad Parent.
Two years ago my hair began falling out. Not a little bit at a time; legitimately falling out to the point I had bald spots. Eventually, fed up with patchy hair, I allowed my friend to shave my head and purchased a wig. Fast forward to two days ago, my hair is falling out again. … Continue reading Chronic Illness Forced Me to Accept Myself More.
I'm sick, but I'm still crushing my goals anyway!
Yet here we are...
So upon discovery I developed a chronic illness, I fell into a deep depression. I grieved my old life. I grieved my athletic abilities that kept my frame slender and toned. I missed my job. It was one of my hardest challenges to accept. I gained a lot of weight. Like...a lot. I'd guess about … Continue reading My skin care regimen boosted my confidence.
Having my beautiful daughter Alice was the best thing to have happened to me. When she stares up at me with her deep blue eyes, care free and untainted by the world, I melt like a marshmallow over a campfire. However, a hard realization struck me; depression does not discriminate. It does not care that … Continue reading What I’ve learned about depression as a new mom.
Because it's vital, that's why.
Being ill doesn't equate being a burden.
If you're grieving your old life, don't forget to have fun in your new circumstances.
Enjoying time together is crucial.