Do you ever feel like you can't breathe that your suffocating in your life? Anxiety takes over. I had felt this way for the last six years at a job I forced myself to say I "really" enjoyed being at when in all reality. I was only comforted by the constant paycheck. To be shown … Continue reading Live a Life with purpose
How is she already 3 Months old?
Monday- 7/27/2020I woke up thinking WHOA where has the time gone. It feels like yesterday we were preparing for our fourth transfer without knowing if it would work. Matt and I looked through photos of when I was pregnant with her, and we both said, man, I can't even remember that or what it feels … Continue reading How is she already 3 Months old?
Confessions of breastfeeding moms
We often get lost in the joy of being pregnant, the thought of being a new mom. It's not talked about how much weight and the struggle some women go through. We put on our shoulders the stress of the world. We want what's best for our new baby. How many of you have talked … Continue reading Confessions of breastfeeding moms
Finley is 12 Weeks!
Monday 7/20/2020Finley woke up in such a great mood as always. Matt got up with us. It's so much fun watching her stretch and smile at us. He fed her before he left for work. After Matt left, She went back down for a nap, and I was able to get SO much done. We … Continue reading Finley is 12 Weeks!
11 weeks of joyfulness
We wrap up Finley's 11 weeks! We have had so much over these last 11 weeks from bringing her home for the first time, watching her sleep, seeing her grow and begin to smile and play. She follows things and knows when we are in the room and near. She loves to wake up to … Continue reading 11 weeks of joyfulness
Crying over spilled milk…
Crying over spilled milk? It's normal, right? It has to be. I spilled a whole bottle 50% breastmilk 50% formula. To see that milk spilled all over the counter as my eyes filled with tears, hit me like a ton of bricks. Triggering guilt and a sense of selfishness. I couldn't finish fixing the bottle. … Continue reading Crying over spilled milk…
9-10 Weeks New! Finley
Well, another two weeks have come and gone. This week marks three weeks since we began weaning Finley off my breastmilk. I broke down last Wednesday and pumped again, and it hurt like I figured it would. I felt the sharp shooting pain in my boob through my nipple moments after, and this helped me … Continue reading 9-10 Weeks New! Finley
6-8 Weeks New!
If You missed the five-week update here is the link 5 Weeks of Finley Six weeks have come and gone in a blink of an eye. I'm trying to get updates out each week, they just keep coming and going so fast. I wake up Monday and go to bed it's Friday. This week Finley turns … Continue reading 6-8 Weeks New!
Our Breastfeeding Journey
What they don't tell you about breastfeeding!It's fucking hard. It's no walk in the park. Nobody tells you just how painful breastfeeding is. You see all these pictures of moms nursing their babies smiling and happy as can be. The truth is those pictures could be in the beginning days were mom is still running … Continue reading Our Breastfeeding Journey
5 Weeks of Finley
This week Finley turned five weeks. It is still so hard for me to believe that she's here, she's mine and how fast the dang time is going.We are al still adjusting to this new life, and sleep is hard to come by. We think she has her nights and days mixed up, so we … Continue reading 5 Weeks of Finley