Monthly Archives: January 2015

Trim Healthy Mama January Update

I have been following the Trim Healthy Mama way of eating for about nine months now. Like learning any new way of doing anything, it has taken time and effort to figure out how to make it work for me. … Continue reading

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Transition

According to Merriam Webster online, transition can be defined as “a change from one state or condition to another”.  In labor, transition occurs when the cervix finishes dilation from 8 to 10 cm. It generally is a very intense time … Continue reading

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Heart Shift

The Handy Man gave me something I really, really wanted for Christmas: a copy of Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts.   I told him last night how much I am loving this book. He remarked that I am sure reading it … Continue reading

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Helpless

In my previous life, before God healed the hemorrhage of shame that was bleeding my soul dry, I wanted–needed–so badly to control the things that happened to my children and to my life.  Don’t misunderstand. I never could actually control … Continue reading

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stretch marks

My incredible privilege to be present for the birth of my granddaughter, Sweetpea, has led me to some contemplation.  You see, I am only 43 years old. I have not yet gone through menopause.  I am, theoretically, still fertile. The … Continue reading

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Sweetpea: A birth story

Thank you to you, my faithful dozen or so readers….One of my resolutions this year is to blog more often and more regularly. I am not doing well at keeping that resolution, but I have a great excuse!  Dee finally … Continue reading

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