In the practice of becoming more open and vulnerable with you, I will admit this blog post was much more difficult to write than I expected due to the unresolved pain caused by others in the past over my food choices and habits. I believe people’s food choices should never be the subject of ridicule, judgement or backhanded comments.
The same questions I asked my plants are the same questions I must ask myself. Am I getting enough water throughout the day or am I parched? Have I soaked in the sun’s goodness, while being adequately lathered in sunscreen, during my daily walk or while playing in the backyard with my son?
Yes, hands down, it has been a pretty traumatizing year. But I know motherhood; we are shaped and built to find the good in these moments.
It may not be our fault. We may be innocent in and of ourselves, but these are issues we have inherited and sadly they are now ours to deal with.
I can tell you with complete confidence that I will not make it through this list. I'll barely scratch the surface, but a mom can book dream, right?!
I don't know when or where the notion appeared in modern motherhood that mothers were to be the end all be all for our kids, but that notion is killing our moms' hearts and minds.
Fertility issues are very present and will continue to be -- but the issues are not without hope and, yes, even healing.