Dear Stretch Marks & Saggy Skin

I've been through the presence of many of your kind. My weight fluctuations gave way to both. Stretch marks have tattooed my breasts, arms, thighs, and hips since my preteen years. There has always been a little jiggle all over my body, too. I've allowed others to make me feel like you don't belong on … Continue reading Dear Stretch Marks & Saggy Skin

I Don’t Want My Pre Pregnancy Body Back

I understand the sentiment and get what people are reaching for when they say they want their pre pregnancy body (PPB) back, but I don't want mine back. Past is Past My PPB was amazing! I took for granted how well I typically felt until morning sickness took over. I also didn't recognize how amazing … Continue reading I Don’t Want My Pre Pregnancy Body Back

What I’ll Miss & Not Miss About Pregnancy

Since I recently had a child, my next few blog posts will be about my pregnancy, birth, and motherhood. This was the first thing I wrote as my due date approached because I was looking forward to what it meant to no longer be pregnant while simultaneously missing it already. Holding on to being steadily … Continue reading What I’ll Miss & Not Miss About Pregnancy

Birthday

Since today is my birthday, no happy birthdays needed, I figure as with all other holidays or holiday type celebrations, I'd question why we do it. Before all that, why am I kinda hating on birthdays? Happy Birthday The sentiment of holidays don't bother me exactly, it's the generic, robotic, auto obligatory, and consumeristic parts … Continue reading Birthday

Pregnancy & Women’s Bodies/Rights

If you missed it, I’m pregnant. I’m feeling all the things you imagine I’d be feeling and more. Then amplify those ideas infinitely. I never knew such joy and anxiety could swirl together like a perfectly made PB&J sandwich. It’s a delicious nostalgia of youthfulness, but also all that sugar in the jam, the peanut … Continue reading Pregnancy & Women’s Bodies/Rights