Do you believe in signs? That things happen for a reason? And do you believe that every once in a while, the stars can align in such a way that the thought of it all just being a mere coincidence is more preposterous than believing that it was fate? I do. I’ve been writing posts for this blog for over two years. How time flies. … Continue reading Stephen King and I
An internal battle of a self-conscious new mother between capturing moments with her baby and the anxiety that comes with having photos taken. Continue reading I Don’t Like Having My Picture Taken.
My news feed has been filled with things about “Self-Care” lately. Now, admittedly I’m not the most open-minded person I know. But, it just seemed so ridiculous for a new mom to concern herself with any sort of “Self-Care”. “How selfish”, I thought. We had a rough week last week with the baby being sick. It’s totally thrown his whole sleeping schedule out of whack. … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
This is our view from Nikola’s room at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Our baby was admitted this past Thursday because of a mysterious fever, rash, fussiness combo. Since becoming a mom I have googled everything under the sun related to babies, but this one was too scary. Their initial concern was Bacterial Meningitis. It takes 48 hours for the results from the spinal tap to come … Continue reading THE CRYING HANGOVER
I’m pregnant. After 2 years and 11 months of trying, my husband and I finally got a positive pregnancy test. We spent a lot of money on sticks that I had to pee on, went to doctors, had fertility tests (all came back fine), and even tried in vitro. All with no luck. But, as of 2 days ago, we are 17 weeks pregnant. We … Continue reading Pregnancy and the accompanying anecdotes.
One year ago. A look back at the last 365 days. Continue reading One Year Ago
When we found the blueberry bushes in our yard, my mind immediately started racing. I don’t really care for the texture of most fruits, blueberries included. So I needed to be a little creative in what I made out of them. My first thought was jam. I had already been on a toast and jam kick for a while, so it was perfect. A few months ago, my … Continue reading Blueberry Lemon Freezer Jam