Thursday, August 9, 2012



shirt: tobi / pants: motherhood maternity / sandals: wal-mart

I was talking to one of my sister's in law the other day about weight. She has gained approximately 2 pounds (can't tell!) but was bumming about it. Understandable...I know a very few people who enjoy seeing that number climb. Talking to her helped me realize that ever since having a baby I look at my body very differently. Instead of the flaws (which yes they are there) I see the good parts. My arms already have more definition to them than ever before, for one. That's pretty cool. And those extra pounds? Well, they'll leave. So will my opportunities to kiss certain sweet little cheeks though. Those will leave all too soon and I'd rather not miss a second of them.

Ironically while I was writing this last night Cache texted me saying "come out to the garden" and I  went out to find those two lying in the grass enjoying the cloudy evening. We made very small but important talk with darling and soaked in one of those moments you never want to end.


  1. First off- I just have to say it. You look dang good, especially considering you just had a baby. And I have to totally agree about the way you view your own body after having children. Totally changes your perspective. I think it really makes you appreciate what you have. Good and bad.

  2. I second that: you look amazing. Whenever I find myself dwelling too much on weight and appearance, I try to remember that at the end of my life, I will look back at those moments of worry and stress as precious wasted moments of time. I don't want to waste any time fretting over such trivial things like weight. I'd rather soak up the happy around me and those quiet moments under the stars.