#11: Lovely likes to ponder…

Photo credit: simplyrooted.com This might be more of a rambling than a cohesive attempt at writing, but sometimes that's when the best ideas are released. I tend to be someone who ponders many different ideas at once. I also might be caught talking to myself around my house. I'm an only child so it was … Continue reading #11: Lovely likes to ponder…

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#10: Lovely had a baby boy

Mother's day is coming...not to sound ominous. I love being a mom. I loved being a daughter, but celebrating without my mom always makes it difficult. It's a conflicting feeling sometimes to celebrate being a mother, but not being able to celebrate with my own. In this post, I want to focus on how I … Continue reading #10: Lovely had a baby boy

#8: Elias has a dream..trust me it’s lovely

My son Elias amazes me almost every day. I say that as sincerely as I can because I often wonder how I was blessed with the responsibility of being his mother. Our ability to have our own child definitely makes me believe in miracles and getting to know this sweet soul overwhelms me with emotion … Continue reading #8: Elias has a dream..trust me it’s lovely

#7: Lovely intentions: self care for grief and trauma

This past week has been very difficult and overwhelming. I also realize it's only Wednesday. My last blog post about my parents really kicked my butt emotionally and physically. I have been more emotional this week and I really don't like to focus on why, but I know why. This is the week leading up … Continue reading #7: Lovely intentions: self care for grief and trauma

#5: Lovely loves Michael (this one’s all about love)

My last blog post allowed me to reflect on my beautiful mama and how much I miss her. It was very therapeutic for me so I hope it helps someone else. I decided I needed to focus on the love that has helped me endure so many trials in my life, but also brought me … Continue reading #5: Lovely loves Michael (this one’s all about love)

#4: The story of my lovely mama and oh how I miss her

My mama and I at my wedding. Tags: grief, mom, self care March has arrived; the month that represents spring, a time of renewal and rebirth, but for me it's a difficult month. March 17th of this year will be the 4th anniversary of my mother's death. March has been a struggle for me since … Continue reading #4: The story of my lovely mama and oh how I miss her