Family/Life, Mental Health, Mom Life, Uncategorized

You Said You Wanted to Be a Mom

"You said you wanted to be a mom." * * * When I became a mom, I was prepared for the late nights, the constant feedings, the exhaustion. What I wasn't prepared for was the feelings of inadequacy, the violent mood swings, the psychosis, and "knowing" in my heart that I was failing. I struggled… Continue reading You Said You Wanted to Be a Mom

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#NoBossLife, Family/Life, Fitness, Health + Fitness Influencer, Mental Health, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

How I Share My Story to Help Inspire Others

I’m not in the business of selling shakes. I’m not even in the business of selling fitness programs. I’m in the business of helping women change their own lives. _____   I once lived in such a dark place in my own life that I begged to be able to find a way to be… Continue reading How I Share My Story to Help Inspire Others

Leigha Graf: Red Deer Photographer
Family/Life, Marriage, Mental Health, Mom Life, Personal Growth

What You Don’t See

A friend once told me that he wished his wife was “more of a mom like” me. My heart hurt for their broken family but, more so, for the fact that he didn’t realize the truth. I told him that it wasn’t fair to compare the reality of their life to the social snapshot of… Continue reading What You Don’t See

Family/Life, Health + Fitness Influencer, Mom Life, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

Choices

Those of you that know me, know how much I love Gary Vaynerchuk. I often refer to him as my spirit animal because he always says the things I think, before I even know thinking them. A little bit ago, I shared a quote of his that said "You have time, you just picked something… Continue reading Choices

Family/Life, Mental Health, Mom Life, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

Angry Mommy

I still vividly remember the day that I got so angry with my kids that I scared myself. All because of spilled milk. The day started late, again. I slept in because I didn't have the energy or ambition to get out of bed any earlier than the very last second I had to. Like most… Continue reading Angry Mommy