• This is what’s coming your way…

    December 10, 2011

    One of my biggest regrets about blogging is not writing through my pregnancy with Bella. I started one, posted like 2 times and let it go. I was all about The Bump back then. This time around, I’m so excited to be able to track the journey – no matter the outcome. But, I wanted…

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  • Santa believes in bribes.

    December 5, 2011

    While on base this weekend, we saw children having their pictures taken with Santa. Sam and I decided we’d have Bella do it right then, and I began to excitedly tell her, “Look! Santa! Yay!” Because I knew. I knew she wasn’t going to like him. And I was right. She had a DEATH grip…

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  • I’m still me.

    November 20, 2011

    Just because I found out what on earth has been going on doesn’t mean anything became different. So weird. I expected to wake up feeling… new. Better. Worse. But unlike PPD or immediate PTSD, this is something I’ve lived with, well, my entire life I guess. My whole family struggles with anxiety, and the therapist…

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  • I wish I could say it’s all better.

    November 18, 2011

    Saw the therapist yesterday. I have anxiety. Big time. I also have PTSD. Which I didn’t believe because I’ve never been in a war, saw someone die, get shot, etc. But the therapist said that because the past 6 years in our home have been so traumatic in many ways, and we’ve just moved on…

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