It's not every day that you meet people who change your life forever. The truth is, there's friends who you'll have for a reason, a season or a lifetime. I was lucky enough to find my lifetime friend when I was 6 - almost 22 years later she is an even bigger part of my... Continue Reading →
I've struggled with my choices in this life for nearly 10 years. Did I make the right choice in school? In my career? Does it even matter? After struggling for so long, the answer isn't what I expected. I was put on this earth to live this life. Things happen for a reason and I... Continue Reading →
I began January 2018 in darkness, with every intention of it being the opposite. Though I had a beautiful new baby, the postpartum blues hit me hard in the first few weeks. It felt like I was underwater and there was no way I would ever resurface. The weeks turned to months and I hid... Continue Reading →
Let's be honest, the holiday's aren't always easy, fun or joyful. This holiday season I'm trying to focus my energy on all the things in my life that are positive. There's been some family turmoil over the last few months but I don't want that to change the way I celebrate the holiday, especially now that I have a son. I'm focusing my energy on self-reflection and self-healing after realizing the dangers of neglecting my mental health.
It's difficult to get enough iron in your diet, especially during pregnancy. Iron can be found in a variety of foods but adding Vitamin C to your diet can also help you to absorb the nutrients you need.
It’s not easy. Anyone that tells you motherhood comes naturally never had a fussy baby. As a first time mom, with an exceptionally alert baby, it’s difficult to find a way to deal with your new job.
When I found out I was pregnant I went through all the standard tests - blood work, physical, routine shots. I struggled with morning (all day) sickness for the first several months of my pregnancy, followed by some crazy food aversions. I was exhausted, weak and dizzy but attributed it all to the stress on your body while pregnant.