Friday, July 23, 2010


I wanted to drop in and thank you all for the amazing words of encouragement on my last post. I felt awful for admitting how awful I felt, and learning that some of what I was/am feeling is normal was/is really inspirational.

Our vacation-ish has been going a little better. We have gone on day trips to Ocean City, Maryland and Philly. Gemma didn't actually touch sand or the ocean but she did get a picture with the Liberty Bell. Today was spent mostly around the house, and was probably the best day for her yet. Tomorrow we are headed to a barbecue cook-off, but it is close by, and I am hoping for another good day since there won't be a long drive.

I am sleepy, but I just wanted to say thanks, from the bottom of my heart.

Thanks Y'all!


  1. Keep doing your thing, mama. You don't have to be a "slave to baby". I've never been much of a routine person, the kids get used to temporary shifts in their schedule. They're surprisingly resilient.

  2. I just read your last post and I'm so sorry I didn't read it sooner! There were so many days that I felt that way (and still do, but they are fewer and farther between). And as horrible as this sounds, one of the main things that helped me was actually seeing the lives that my friends were leading. Most of them looked perfect and I longed for what they had- what I thought I should have- but it didn't take long before I realized that everyone has their own struggle and their own issue. I'm 28 and quite a few of my friends are already divorced. And a bunch of those people were couples that I used to envy. As it turned out, they were just hiding their problems are putting on a happy face.

    It gets easier, I promise.

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