i made it

[Warning: TMI, the reals, and not-so-rainbows ahead. Proceed with caution.] When I hit my personal rock bottom earlier this year, I wrote this little note in my planner so I could look back and realize that everything’s so much better now. P was 12 weeks old.

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stretch mark remedies

I think it’s worth mentioning that I think stretch marks are a symbol of something beautiful. You carried a baby, you have little lines imprinted on their home. Pregnancy, birth, and the miracle of life never cease to amaze me and I’ll always look back to carrying our babies and how special it was to…

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9 Months On, 9 Months Off

“They” say it takes 9 months to put the baby weight on, and 9 months to get it off.  I can’t even believe we’re finally here 9 months postpartum. In some ways, I feel far away from where I’d like to go. In so many ways, I’m exactly where I need to be.  I’ve actually…

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9 Months On, 9 Months Off

Back before I was ready for kids of my own, I used to get agitated when I would hear that phrase. “You should give your body at least 9 months or a year to return to pre-baby size.”  I’d think Why? Have you seen Jessica Alba? She was rocking a bikini way sooner than 9…

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