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Ending my Child-Bearing Chapter and Why I’m Sad about it

Tears definitely welled up in my eyes at my last yearly check-up with my Gynecologist/OB-GYN.  Just like many women all around the world I scheduled my yearly PAP/Breast Exam.  Honestly I hate these appointments, but understand their vital importance.  These appointments can have the tendency to be awkward.  But my Gynecologist/OB-GYN is pretty awesome. So […]

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My “Mom Bod”: Definitely Works Out But Loves Chicken Nuggets

I gave birth to my first child on May 12, 2017. My entire pregnancy I was told to watch my weight because it would be so hard to loose once the baby was born. So like many women, I was obsessed with staying as small as I could: watching every calorie, drink, and working out until the […]

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Postpartum Anxiety After Weaning: Yes, it’s a Thing.

Postpartum depression and anxiety: luckily, almost all of us are aware that it’s a very real thing. So, let’s say a year or more goes by after baby arrives. Sure, things are hard in the beginning, but you think you’ve found a Mom-groove. You’re almost surprised that you didn’t fall victim to postpartum blues. Life […]

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Content to Live My Life as the “It Could Be Worse!” Example

It’s amazing how becoming a mom rearranges your priorities. I used to be so self-conscious. Now I relish embarrassing my children whenever possible, and they aren’t even teenagers yet! And do you know what the strangest thing is? Somehow this anti- self-consciousness has evolved into really, truly not minding when I am the embodiment of […]

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