In my last post, Hormones & Fatigue: Part 1 – My Health & Weight History (and Update), I explained what I have gone through in the last ten years regarding my health, weight loss and weight gain, and understanding my hormonal cycle. This is one of the things I shared in that post: In this post, … [Read more…]
Structuring my life and health AROUND my hormonal cycle is the only way I succeed at anything. I think I will always struggle with fatigue, anxiety, depression, weight management, and digestive issues. This doesn’t mean there’s necessarily something “wrong” with me. It’s a combination of genetics and my overly-stressful life. Sometimes, playing the cards you’ve been dealt is better than trying to find new ones. Being the best me I can be within my health limitations has done more for me than trying to pathologize and fix my limitations ever did.
I’ve officially made it to (and past) my due date. I’m thrilled, honestly. This has been a great pregnancy. Such a night and day difference from Ezra’s pregnancy. I look back over my pregnancy photos (which there have been many…not sorry at all!), and see how much I’ve accomplished. Stuff like climbing to the top … [Read more…]
So I’m not off to a good start this month. My mom asked me at the end of April what my theme for May was, if I had one. Um…do I have to have one? unMotivated May Mom’s-Gone-Mad May Today I vote for Moody May.
I laid in bed the other night struggling to find a comfortable position in which to sleep. Amongst all of the tossing and turning I was struck with the realization that “I’ve done this before.” At the risk of sounding extremely melodramatic… Deployment and pregnancy have a lot in common.