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Date: March 1, 2012 Time: 9:07 pm Weight: 154.8 pounds. And that’s AFTER a bout of food poisoning. How depressing. Oh wait, I am still wearing my heavy robe. Okay, let’s whip that off. Okay, now I’m 153.8 pounds. But still. I’m 5’4 on a GOOD day, so I really don’t need to be tipping the scales at almost 155 pounds. That is still 13 pounds heavier than when I first became pregnant with my little girl, and I already was no skinny Minnie, if you know what I’m saying. What I ate today: For breakfast? Nothing. Yup, breakfast … Continue reading
As the harried Mom of an 11-month-old, I am definitely not feeling sexy these days. I look like a human kangaroo, what with my tummy still looking semi-pregnant and all, and my face evolving into a dermatological desert (which is what led me to write about how to make essential oil skin care blends in the first place). So I decided to dash off a quick post about what I do to feel sexy again. Very simply, I make some Cinnamon Lip Balm to give myself a pair of big, sultry, bee-stung lips. No collagen injections needed here! Remember when … Continue reading
It’s been almost 10 months since I gave birth, and I still look like I’m 5 months pregnant. At first I kept telling myself that it’s because I’m breastfeeding, and that that is why my clothes don’t fit anymore. But I can’t fit into my pants and skirts either, not even the ones that hung very loose on me before pregnancy. What excuse am I going to give for that, that I breastfeed with my ass?? Everything came to a head this past weekend, when I finally went shopping (for the first time after giving birth) at Nordstrom’s and stood … Continue reading