I am

On this Inaugural day, I think it’s time I lay my cards out on the table. I have kept my thoughts and political and personal beliefs to myself in recent months, mainly due to an overwhelming amount of negativity I see. My hope in doing so, those who know me and...

Jumping back in – 2017

Its been many moons since I have felt the motivation to “blog”. But with the new year comes a renewed outlook and vigor. I have also rekindled that desire to share a little bit of myself. Since its been a while, I thought I would begin with a little...
New Year, Old Me, Real Me

New Year, Old Me, Real Me

I love the New Year. The New Year my time to take stock of my life, to reflect and renew. But this year I really didn’t feel then need for the whole “New Year New You” deal you see at the beginning of a new year. At 42 years old, I’m getting to...

Damn I’m Beautiful

“I felt free once I realized I was NEVER going to fit the NARROW mold that society wanted me to fit in.” – Ashley Graham I am 41 soon to be 42. I have a two month old baby and three teenage daughters. My belly is round, my boobs big, and hips and...

C-Section -the recovery

So ending up with an emergency c-section was not the worst thing in the world I have to admit. I was so sedated and numb – the actual procedure was kind of a blur. (thankfully) recovery has been quite a ride. The Pain Yes. It hurts. The first day of recovery was...
Baby Update – its a…

Baby Update – its a…

Life has been busy, and pregnancy at 41 has been a little rough. The exhaustion during my first trimester was pretty dramatic. Now I am at 13 1/2 weeks and doing pretty fine. We even got the results of our DNA test back – and all is well. No signs of genetic...