Her Story: I Chose Not To Be a Mother

Motherhood. When you hear this word, many things may come to mind. Love, adoration, strength, struggle, devotion, sacrifice just to name a few. Motherhood is revered as one of the most self sacrificing acts a woman could engage in. It’s celebrated to the point it has it’s own holiday. Sounds delightful right? But what about…

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C-Sections: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

When I got pregnant with my first child I was 17 going on 18. The discussion about birth revolved around labor and delivery; there was never any discussion about c-sections. Fast forward to a pretty traumatic labor and finally being told in the midst of pitocin induced contractions: “we have to do an emergency c-section.”…

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Health Chronicles: Life After Miscarriage

4 years ago I lost my baby at 15 weeks gestation. I was a week away from my 4 month mark. On August 28th, 2014 I had surgery to induce birth. I named her Jordan. My heart broke into a million pieces; just like it had days before when I saw her lifeless body on…

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I Can’t Have Anymore Children- My Decision for Tubal Ligation

I became a mom at a very young age. I was 17 when I found out I was pregnant, and I proceeded to give birth a few months after my 18th birthday. My labor and delivery was pretty traumatic; resulting in an emergency c-section that left me internally scarred and on the road to a…

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Pregnant While Depressed

I thought of a million ways to address this subject during the course of my pregnancy. I couldn’t figure out a way to broach the subject. Then I reminded myself about how candid I’ve always been in sharing my battle with mental health  (see this blog) and that this blog post should be no different.…

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Pregnancy Blues, Eating Healthy and Other Stuff

I can’t believe I actually made the time to sit down and write in this blog! I feel like this deserves a pat on the back! 🙂 All jokes aside, being exhausted doesn’t do much for my literary genius and I also happen to be writing for a really cool blog called Atlanta Area Moms…

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5 Reasons I Hate the Baby Center Forum

As most of us know at this point in our lives, the internet can be is a crazy place. With the world being made up of so many different people it’s no wonder the internet is a vast dumping ground of opinions including my own. There is one particular community I am going to give my…

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**WARNING: Graphic Photo** This is a Blog Post About My Health and A Doctor’s Negligence

I have been absent the past few days because I’ve been busy trying to recuperate. I don’t even know where to begin, so I’ll start with saying how angry I am. This story begins August 28,2014 when I had a procedure to remove my pregnancy because the baby’s heart had stopped beating for reasons unknown.…

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