Month: May 2007

Mom is going back to work

It is time, time to go back to making donuts, got to make the donuts. Did you ever see that Dunkinย Donuts commercial years ago with the guy getting up in the dark to go in an make the donuts? Every time I get up to go to work or hear Aaron’s alarm I think of this commercial. Ironic since I make food that is healthy. I am looking at the calendar and it says June but, some how I still think it is April. Is it really June? How can it be June already? I have been home for nine months. Nine months that I could have never expected, prepared for, or even imagined. There has never been a time in my life more rich with emotion, healing, and joy. I was stripped to my core and have emerged a stronger, happier, and more present person. And most importantly, a mother. These past nine months have been precious, and at the same time some of the most difficult moments I have ever experienced. Thousands of …

Mother’s Day

This is a very special Mother’s Day. Not only is it my first Mother’s day as a mommy, but it is also the first Mother’s day that I realize HOW much my own mother loves me. The love from a mother is so great, so huge, that it can not be explained. It can only be felt. It is also so special because I get to celebrate with the two people who have so thankfully made me a mother, Eric and Aaron. I thank the universe for bringing these people into my life. Nothing could make me happier than waking up to Eric’s jibber jabber or smiling face. To whoever is listening, thank you. I know so many incredible mothers that have given me so much support. Thank you. I have met so many strong and gracious mothers of the tiniest babies. To all the NICU moms, I think of you and your beautiful healthy, happy babies every day. Alan, Spencer, Pacita, Ryan, James, Christopher, Emma, Morgan, Danik, your mothers are courgaeous women. My boys …