Oh dear me. How good are our intentions. How high our expectations. And then reality hits. I planned to vlog (yes, that's such a crazy weird word, but it's part of our social vocabularly) regularly and when I went to post today's video I saw that it's been ...what's 34 minus 9? That many weeks … Continue reading Video: 34 Weeks Pregnant and I’m Not Perfect | Plant Based Pregnancy
Three o’clock rolled around and it was time for an afternoon popcorn party. I pulled out the air-popper, dropped in 1/2 c of kernels and began heating a few tablespoons of coconut oil for topping. And then it happened. The motor went down a notch, making a low buzzing sound. Then it stopped. And then … Continue reading Confessions: A Quick Lesson From Popcorn
When you're close to something, you often don't see how extreme or different it is. You have limited perspective. It becomes normal, though if viewed from the outside you might be rather shocked. I feel that way about our life. Last week I was sitting in a meeting with a client and we got around to … Continue reading Confessions: We Look Weird On Paper
My mother arrived the day before Mother's Day for a visit. Mother's Day christened the start of my week-long fast from social media. Though we were doing many Instagram and Facebook-worthy postable activities, traveling all around the state and doing exciting things, I refrained from sharing. Yeah, at first it was tough leaving my … Continue reading Confessions: My Ugly Little Secret
For the past 6 years I've been a bad mom. A guilty mom. I don't spend enough time with my kids. I don't do enough home care things. I suck at cleaning and it never gets done. I don't cook anymore. I don't bake anymore. I just stink as a mom. Six years ago we … Continue reading I’m A Bad Mom.
The past few weeks I have been feeling monumentally adrift. My passion for my bill-paying job (which began as a passion 7 years ago) deflated like a saggy, old balloon. The new things I wanted to delve into were untried and untested and would mean a massive shift in how our lives operated. Plus, I … Continue reading Excuse me, but could someone open this door?
9 weeks pregnant now, but between 7-8 weeks the cravings were getting ridiculous. Like, seriously ridiculous. And I realized I was in an emotional eating sinkhole. Our brains are so very clever. Often too clever for our own good. They give us cues to eat when we're emotionally overloaded to ease the burden, but it … Continue reading Video: 9 Weeks Pregnant and Plant Based