"We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are always there for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.
-- Jeff Warner
"What I want to say to you is that sometimes life catches you by surprise and you feel unequipped to handle what it brings you, but every bit of life you've lived before that moment equips you to live through it. That's what I would give to you."
-Fanni Victoria Green-Lemons (talking to her daughter)
If there is any secret to this life I live, this is it: the sound of what cannot be seen sings within everything that can, there is nothing more to it than that.
"The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one."
Author Archives: tricialc
Yesterday morning I pulled up to daycare and handed over my precious son to his caregivers. I walked away with tears in my eyes and the feeling that I was leaving a piece of myself behind. We joke around in … Continue reading
I read an article yesterday that was about the nursing relationship between a mother and her baby. Any mom who has nursed a baby can tell yup that there is a very strong and unique bond. He tells my body … Continue reading
Back in September I was in the best shape of my life and I when I found out that Cory and I would be welcoming one more little Coobs baby into our family. I very smugly assumed that I would … Continue reading
If you go to Google on my computer currently and type in “signs” the search field will automatically add in “of labor” as the most logical search. It knows me too well. By the 3rd time you would think … Continue reading
It has been a long time since I gave any credence to the saying that “everything happens for a reason.” The first time something happens around you that is senseless and wrong the mind begs, “Why? Why me? Why them? … Continue reading
Yesterday at my monthly OB appointment I told my doctor that I didn’t really know why I was gaining so much weight, I was really trying to cut out the sugar. Today I ate a double decker oatmeal creme pie, … Continue reading
When I started announcing my pregnancy one of my less tactful friends responded with, “Wow. You guys are starting over!” I guess that is one way of looking at it. It doesn’t happen to be the perspective that I am … Continue reading
I love to read the Huffington Post and this article was on that I enjoyed because it validated many of my own quirks. Of course I have known that I am introverted from the time I knew what an introvert … Continue reading
Its been a couple of years since health and fitness became important to me. Out of my 32 years, that means that the first 30 were spent NOT focused on health or fitness. This summer has had its ups and … Continue reading