Dear Stretch Marks & Saggy Skin

I’ve been through the presence of many of your kind. My weight fluctuations gave way to both. Stretch marks have tattooed my breasts, arms, thighs, and hips since my preteen … Continue reading Dear Stretch Marks & Saggy Skin

Being A Stay At Home Mom

You may find it helpful to (re)read my thoughts about becoming a stay at home mom and about my birthing experience. It’s been a little over 4 months of momming. … Continue reading Being A Stay At Home Mom

I Don’t Want My Pre Pregnancy Body Back

I understand the sentiment and get what people are reaching for when they say they want their pre pregnancy body (PPB) back, but I don’t want mine back. Past is … Continue reading I Don’t Want My Pre Pregnancy Body Back

My Vaginal, Unmedicated, Homebirth

Why? Why vaginal birth? Many articles casually suggested getting a c-section, but I knew I was too healthy for such a thing. Plus, vaginal made the most sense because it’s … Continue reading My Vaginal, Unmedicated, Homebirth

Becoming a Stay At Home Mom

Written before baby was born. Home Grown I’ve always been a homebody. As a child, I stayed mostly at home, finding adventure mostly in my house via books and writing. … Continue reading Becoming a Stay At Home Mom

What I’ll Miss & Not Miss About Pregnancy

Since I recently had a child, my next few blog posts will be about my pregnancy, birth, and motherhood. This was the first thing I wrote as my due date … Continue reading What I’ll Miss & Not Miss About Pregnancy

10 Things I Learned About Pregnancy

There’s so much more than 10 things, but a woman’s gotta start somewhere. 1 I Am Not Infertile: I’ve had this reoccurring thought/fear I’m infertile and would deserve it because … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned About Pregnancy

Vegan Pregnancy Was It?

One of the first things I was told about veganism while pregnant was not to do it and/or that’ll it be hard to get protein. My eyes rolled back so … Continue reading Vegan Pregnancy Was It?

Pregnancy & Women’s Bodies/Rights

If you missed it, I’m pregnant. I’m feeling all the things you imagine I’d be feeling and more. Then amplify those ideas infinitely. I never knew such joy and anxiety … Continue reading Pregnancy & Women’s Bodies/Rights