Archives for April 2013

A birthday letter written by Oatmeal

Dear Poppyseed, Your first year has passed so quickly.  Think of all the things you can do already.  You can ride horses, drive a car, eat in a restaurant (some adults don’t do well at that), go to the restroom in the potty (some adults don’t do well at that), and talk on the phone.  […]

Poppyseed’s First Birthday

All I want to do right now is sit and stare at pictures taken on the morning that my baby girl was born.  I cannot believe that this time last year I was pacing the halls in a nearby hotel room, unaware that my water would soon break and we would head to the hospital […]

Life in Pictures

Pictures have really been piling up in my iPhone, so I thought I’d spill them out in a blog. Here goes. Life has been pretty nice around here.  Every morning starts out the same.  Poppyseed and I are up early, snuggle in bed for a while, eat breakfast, go to the gym (well, that only […]

Summer Winners, Summer Losers…

So, I’m not really sure how this happened, but on Sunday night I decided I would begin a Whole30 challenge on Monday morning.  It all started with my friend’s weight loss group on Facebook.  I know a girl who began this group as a way to hold herself and friends accountable to their weight loss […]

Glass vs. Plastic

I’ve been thinking that it may be fun to start posting about little things we have begun doing around the house that promote healthy living and wellness.  Most of these things are pretty simple, and to be honest we aren’t really sure how big of a difference they will really make in our lives.  I’ve […]

Lola on nursing.

I can’t believe it’s almost been a year.  A whole year. I have been nursing Poppsyeed for more than 11 months.  It’s just nuts. I know I’ve said all of this on my blog before, but it was hard at first.  Really hard.  I wanted to quit at 3 days.  I wanted to quit at […]