• Motherhood

    My D&C Experience – 2nd consecutive Miscarriage

    Polarity Of Life As I’m writing this, I’m sitting in my recliner looking out the window to a beautiful sunny day. The sky is as clear and blue as can be, with the tallest most majestic trees lining the edge of the sky. The polarity of the human experience intrigues me to my core. To be here, writing about my second miscarriage and what I’ve learned going down this road for a second time. Something so devastating and heart breaking…

  • Motherhood

    2%

    This blog speaks about multiple miscarriages and my experience with them. I will be providing details that may make some feel uncomfortable. Please read at your own regard. 2% I’m apart of a small percentage of women – 2% to be exact. Its not really a group I’m excited to be apart of, but don’t have a choice in the matter. I’m apart of 2% of women who have had two miscarriages back to back. Never, in a million years…

  • Lifestyle,  Motherhood

    3 Daily Rituals I Do To Keep my Mental Health in Check 

    The holidays were hard, as they are for so many. After what was one of the hardest years I’ve faced to date, I think my mind just finally gave in.  It wasn’t until I came across a TikTok (it’s always a TikTok) that I was suddenly brought back to awareness.  Slowly, one by one I was dropping the tools in my mental health tool box until I got to a point of being completely in my old patterns and in…

  • Motherhood

    14 Tips All New Parents Need

    the journey Being a new mom is confusing. I’m not going to say it’s hard because, of course it’s hard. Any major life change is going to be hard and being the giver of life to a tiny human is a major life change. But the moment that little bean enters your world that maternal instinct kicks in.  We are bombarded with a ton of information, judgment and advice. All that is mixing in with your own research, style and…

  • ♀︎Journal,  Motherhood

    Our Miscarriage

      Since sharing the news of our miscarriage I haven’t touched on the topic again since. It’s not that I haven’t wanted to. I think its more that I don’t want to scare other women. Now that I’ve had some time to process, I feel, although it was truly the hardest thing I have ever had to go through, it was also a beautiful and spiritual experience. An Inner Knowing   If I’m being honest with myself and all of…

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    18 Month Postpartum Update

    Part 1 I’ve wanted to do a postpartum update. It’s been quite some time since I’ve done one. Speaking honestly, I just don’t even know where to begin.  In my first year of postpartum I had been visiting my doctor pretty regularly as I really wasn’t feeling good. I had a long list of different ailments that was making living day to day extremely hard.  When all my tests regularly came back normal I was brushed off. I was told…

  • C-Sections,  Motherhood

    C-Sections – What to expect, advice & tips (PT 3/3)

    The blog post every pregnant women needs to read (PT 3) You’ve made it to part 3, so you obviously know how bada** c-sections and the women behind them truly are. Post 1 {click to read} I talked about what to expect before and during surgery and questions you might want to ask beforehand. Post 2 {click to read} I talk about the short-term (first 3 days) recovery. Now it’s time to cover long-term recovery. There’s a lot to think…

  • Journal,  Motherhood

    6 months PP Update

      Oh, here I am again giving you another update on my health. I feel so silly typing these posts out thinking 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘮𝘺 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘯𝘺𝘸𝘢𝘺𝘴? But surprisingly I hear often from friends, family and online friends I’ve never met before how much they appreciate that I have been sharing my journey. ⁣ ⁣ THANK YOU! Its so awesome to know that so many people in my life care for me that way. It’s truly remarkable!⁣…

  • C-Sections,  Motherhood

    C-Sections – What to expect, advice & tips (PT 2/3)

    The blog post every pregnant woman needs to read (PT 2) – Short-term Recovery  Welcome to part 2 of my 3 part series. After undergoing an emergency c-section I realized that there’s a lack of information given beforehand to women regarding the surgery. After all, it is an emergency — so in the moment its hard to think up any questions & hard for the medical staff to give you all the information you need. I’m hoping that through this…

  • C-Sections,  Motherhood

    C-Section – What to expect, advice & tips (Pt 1/3)

    The blog post every pregnant women needs to read (PT 1)  When I first discovered I was pregnant, I remember thinking what? now?!  I was so lost on what the next steps were. I heavily relied on the doctors I was visiting. Everything from the information I would need to know to have a healthy pregnancy to my education source on the labouring experience (or at least guide me to the classes). Now that I’m out of that phase, I have…