E is for effort

Sometimes what we are most afraid of, we need the most to get better. The months seem to be speeding up yet going super slow. This shitty year is almost over. I found my mental health all over the place; but generally more good days than bad days. A lot of my recent issues are … Continue reading E is for effort

WTF is a Quarter Life Crisis?

I hit the big 30 last August and I am only 50 days away from my 31st trip around the sun. My emotions have been all over the place as well as my thoughts about where my future is headed. I have had to assume new roles, take on more responsibilities and adjust the expectations … Continue reading WTF is a Quarter Life Crisis?

Phoenix Series: Shake what your doctor gave you

There are over 30 different antidepressants on the market. I take three different medications daily to control and alleviate my symptoms. It is very tedious finding the right combination of medications when you have anxiety and depression. It took 4 months before we found the right combination for me. I started off with Zoloft which … Continue reading Phoenix Series: Shake what your doctor gave you

Live For The Moments You Can Not Put In Words

 I really LOATHE when people just assume that being a mom and all things momming are my entire life. I do have a life outside of (7) kids.  Life did not stop when I became a mom. But...at one point it kinda did and guess what? Anxiety, depression and motherhood don't mesh well together. I … Continue reading Live For The Moments You Can Not Put In Words

Fat Mama Part ii

 I am guilty of being obsessed with "snapping back" after my previous pregnancies. I share each postpartum journey to motivate other mommies and give them a realistic look at a true average postpartum body (Fat Mama). Not the body of a woman who was a fitness model or had a full on 12 pack before … Continue reading Fat Mama Part ii

To the Mom Who Feels Like Giving Up

Another day has come and gone and you are beyond drained. You spent your day either working or being at home with the kiddos all day. You may have had your coffee piping hot, cold, or reheated in the microwave because you forgot all about the damn thing. You dealt with public tantrums, a million … Continue reading To the Mom Who Feels Like Giving Up

First Trimester Recap: Baby #6

So I am currently 15 weeks pregnant and so happy to be out of the first trimester of this pregnancy. The first 13 weeks were very rough. My morning sickness was super bad and never ending. I haven't had any major issues with morning sickness with any of my other pregnancies so this was a … Continue reading First Trimester Recap: Baby #6

The “lit” Marriage: Never stop dating

  Think back to your life before marriage and kids. You know the stage where you had titles or you were trying to snag that cutie as your own. When we first get with someone, we do whatever we can to fulfill their needs and desires to keep them happy. Fast forward to getting married … Continue reading The “lit” Marriage: Never stop dating

The “lit” marriage

Just a heads up: Several of my upcoming entries will be about marriage (or relationships in general). Even though this is a mommy blog, my happiness is one of the key ingredients to me being a good mommy and well overall. My love life comes up pretty often in conversations I have with other people. … Continue reading The “lit” marriage