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...

6 weeks Baby Moses

So when I found out that I was pregnant I decided that I was going to do my very best to have a healthy pregnancy. I cut out all caffeine and soda pop from my diet. I have increased my water intake, ¬†and luckily so far I have been craving salads! This isn’t to...
Baby Moses

Baby Moses

So I started 2015 with a joyful surprise. On New Years Eve I found out that I am pregnant! I am overwhelmed with feelings of joy so much more than words can express. But being a mom over 40 whose youngest is almost 12, is also a little overwhelming! So far I feel...