Before this new craze of unicorn frappacinos, unicorn cakes, unicorn cookies - I made a term I would often use shortly after I gave birth. UNICORN MOM [Yooni/korn/mam]-Noun A Mother who went through pregnancy and childbirth and bounced right back up. Who is skinny or at least back to the way they were before. A… Continue reading Unicorn
Today I felt like crap. Today I was told no fitness program would work for me (lol wow right?) And that the other places I was hoping to transfer to for work (so I could have a shorter commute) had been filled, so they were no longer available. I kept thinking how much of a… Continue reading My day today.
Today I don't know if I'm angry or sad. I feel like in order to get better I need to "take care of myself". But the problem is I don't know how. The clothes I used to enjoy dressing myself in no longer fit, or look the same on me. The desire to buy new… Continue reading Reflection
The moment you push that baby out of your body, people would have had opinions on what you should be doing already. Things such as: Delayed cord clamping vs. Storing it away at a cord blood bank To throw your placenta away or to digest it To leave the vernix caseosa on the baby or to… Continue reading Everyone has an opinion on how to raise YOUR child(ren)
*TRIGGER ALERT* One of the biggest decisions I've ever had to make was probably whether or not to go on medication. It's scary ass shit. It's such a big decision to make (well at least for me) because: a)I was basically admitting that I needed help and crap was going on beyond my control b)… Continue reading Medication
I made this category to help other women share their own experiences, wisdom and accomplishments anonymously. As venting and writting out my thoughts is therapeutic to me, I'm sure it would help others as well. But due to the stigma that comes along with PPD and mental health issues, I know a lot of parents… Continue reading You’re not alone.