One of my many roles in life is that of a volunteer peer support counselor. I provide support and resources to women with specific hormone based mood disorders including premenstrual dysphoria and (at times) postpartum depression. Both of which I have had the displeasure of experiencing myself. Any new mom can find themselves in a state of shock after giving birth. Especially when it comes to the (seemingly) never-ending cycle of feeding. The sleep deprivation alone is enough to transform even the most blissful mommy bubble into a total waking nightmare.Read More »
It’s been over a year since I last posted and I can’t think of a better recipe to post upon my return. A lot has happened since 2014 and most of it had a lot to do with the heart. Love and heartache and starting up again.
I won’t bore you with the details as I am quite bored with the details myself. Let’s just say that sometimes you have to fall completely to pieces before you can be whole.
I really wanted to title this post OMG Something I Made From Pinterest Actually Came Out The Way I Wanted It To! but it wouldn’t fit. You know what does fit? These homemade bench cushions I made over the weekend. Oh yeah, my Saturday evening was spend toddler in tow at the local JoAnn Fabrics where a lot of grandmas and other parents without lives spend their Saturday nights. I waited 2 hours to get my fabric cut. My kid deserves a medal for good behavior. That or a pony.