Bringing ME back

When I had Josh, I gained about 13kgs during my whole pregnancy term. When I had Andrea, I gained about 22kgs during my pregnancy. When I had Tyler, I gained about 19kgs. I went from weighing 51kgs to 64kgs, then down to 52kgs to 74kgs, down back to 56kgs then up to 75kgs.  I remember looking in the mirror about 3 months after giving birth and just hating my body. 

I was just FAT all the time. Well to me, that’s what I felt like. To me, that’s what I looked like when I looked in the mirror. I didn’t want to wear anything that would make me look bigger and I didn’t want to go outside. I didn’t want to do anything. I wanted to give birth to my baby and get my weight down. I was literally obsessed. 

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Christmas Photos Part 2

It’s so hard to get a good family photo with the kids.  We wanted to get a nice family photo for the Christmas cards that we were going to send out. What a big fail. We wanted everyone to look nice and have a big smile in the photo. But it seems like that’s not

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Christmas Photos Part 1

All families have some kind of Christmas photo tradition. Whether it’s going to the mall to get pictures done with Santa Clause or getting pictures taken by the tree or fireplace. Every family has a Christmas picture tradition. Ours started just a little after Andrea was born back home (in Canada). Our close friends gave

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Making Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards Every year, we make Christmas cards. We used to sit down with the kids and cut out scrap paper bits to glue and decorate each and every card. That took a good amount of time. It was fun for the kids but it wasn’t that fun for me. The end results weren’t as

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Knowing

Knowing something ahead and knowing something isn’t going to be there anymore is a feeling and thought you really don’t wanna have in your mind. I know I’m not going to get this moment back again. I know this little monster is going to grow up really fast and this phase of being a little

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