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

The Mind Protects The Heart At All Costs

The mind 🧠 protects the heart 💚 at all the costs. Read below or listen. To all my people out there who think a lot, our mind is doing its job... but in overtime. The mind deserves peace, too, or it's gonna get tired. The mind wants to be focused on our expansion rather than … Continue reading The Mind Protects The Heart At All Costs

12 Things I Learned From My Newborn

I went into motherhood knowing it'd be all about the lessons. I was here to guide my son about how life works, but he was here to teach/remind me how life really works or should work. I didn't realize gems would get dropped so early! Here are new things I learned and a few things … Continue reading 12 Things I Learned From My Newborn

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

10 Things I Learned About Pregnancy

There's so much more than 10 things, but a woman's gotta start somewhere. 1 I Am Not Infertile: I've had this reoccurring thought/fear I'm infertile and would deserve it because deep down I'm not a good person. I don't precisely know its origin, but it's work in progress. I was always undecided about having children, … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned About Pregnancy

The Weight of Body Positivity

I'm one of those women with a sort of... in between body type. I can’t claim fat or skinny though both have been pushed on me. For most of my life, I've mostly been, let’s say, average. Labels, Labels, Labels. Many people are worried about correctness of body labels. There isn't a word for us … Continue reading The Weight of Body Positivity

Body Odor

Almost every topic I think to write about seems to involve some social self-annihilation, but I’ll just embrace it and stop trying to filter everything like I’m some perfect robot. With that, let’s talk about body odor, BO, of the armpit variety. I have body odor and so do you. This is just another taboo … Continue reading Body Odor

Plant Based Chef

One of the things vegans don’t tell you is making a lot of your own food often goes very wrong until it starts going right. This isn't quite a bad thing - it's a realization I had no true food self knowledge. Vegetarianism is not as challenging because, in my experience, adding cheese, butter, and/or … Continue reading Plant Based Chef