Tag Archive | motivation

New Goals, Baby-Inspired

New Goals, Baby-Inspired

I’m now 32 and we have a baby and so much has changed!  Obviously my 33rd year will be dominated by baby adventures… there will be so many firsts, and challenges, and memories to cherish! Thus when I thought about my goals, it seemed natural that baby would take the forefront.  That said, I also […]

Unexpected Luxuries (or why I didn’t get all my goals completed last year)

A year ago things like diamonds, private jets and fancy cars would have topped the list when I thought of luxury.  Taking incredible vacations and having endless funds and not ever having to work anymore would have also been considered.  Certainly, the act of setting and completing goals wouldn’t have even crossed my mind.  It’s funny how […]

Life Loofah’s Lost Months (aka That Time I Had a Baby)

I birthed a baby y’all!  Wahoo! These past few weeks with our brand new baby boy have been amazing and frustrating and tiring and exhilarating all at once.  And when he’s cooing and smiling and wiggling, time seems to fly by.  But when he’s uncontrollably crying and I’m in pain from breast feeding and I’m exhausted […]

Feb/Mar Fitness Challenge: The Home Stretch

Feb/Mar Fitness Challenge: The Home Stretch

According to my midwife, I’ve had a “boring” pregnancy.  She meant it as a compliment… I’ve been pretty low maintenance for her over the last 8 months or so.  Even given that midwives as providers tend to take on the low risk and easier pregnancies, I’ve been a breeze for her.  I told her “you’re […]

Framing Our Decor Situation

Framing Our Decor Situation

One of my favourite ways to make a house (or a townhouse) feel like a home is to put pictures up on the walls.  A few years ago in our previous house, I embarked on a risky endeavour creating two collages on the walls of our living room/front hallway.  I briefly tried out some arrangements […]

Gratitude Gems: 13 Months Off

Gratitude Gems: 13 Months Off

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I am extremely grateful today, as today marks the first of many Mondays where I don’t have to go to work!  As of Friday last week, I am officially off work due to pregnancy!  My maternity leave will […]

Wayward Goals

Wayward Goals

Over the course of this year, I’ve set out to accomplish a lot of goals.  Some of those goals are even lists in amongst themselves, and so the list really is quite lengthy.  As I near my 32nd birthday, I’ve been considering how best to approach completing as many as possible on that list, and […]