The conversations started well before I became pregnant with my son. They came up when people asked me how I felt about pregnancy and about the 4th trimester and about the first year. They came up when one of my friends announced she was pregnant and again when her beautiful baby was born. I was … Continue reading Postpartum Self Care
One of my coworkers walked past my desk today with two boxes on her way to the lunch room. "There's pie," she said as she passed by. Pumpkin and apple. I have no idea what it was for but it looked delicious. And then our conference rooms were overbooked and not appropriately scheduled which meant … Continue reading Holiday Treats Come Early
Life has been a little hectic lately. In the last 7 weeks or so, I have worked in inordinate amount of overtime. Do you still call it overtime when you're a salaried employee? Not just a few late nights here and there or a few early meetings but multiple days' worth of time. Leading up to our … Continue reading Life has been a little hectic lately.
I've struggled to put this past year into words. It's been the worst as a whole with the brightest spots of beauty, joy, love, and grace perfectly placed to create a #2016bestnine. In truth, the moments were much more than posed pictures. They were divine intervention. God's hand placed heavily on my heart, proclaiming his … Continue reading Looking Back at 2016
I say it every day for those of you who know me, but I'm really going to start exercising and eating healthy...starting Monday. This is my public testament so that if I fail to do so, you can mock and ridicule me for my inability to follow through with my word. Cool? See the thing … Continue reading Let's get serious.