Recently I had something special happen--I got to record thoughts on being sober and becoming a mother with one of my oldest friends. My friend Leah hosts The Compass Podcast, a show dedicated to talking with creatives about navigating the waters between art and commerce, and what they do when they feel themselves going to the … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Sober Mamas talk on The Compass Podcast
Fall is here! Fall is here! And it lasts about 4 weeks in Vegas...sometimes less. So you're maybe wondering how do I get out there and enjoy autumn in Vegas? Look no further than the Bristlecone Pine Loop! This trail offers scenic views, changing colors of the leaves, and varied terrain. About an hour outside … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Bristlecone Pine Loop & Hiking with a baby
Today is my last day of maternity leave. In some ways it's gone by so quickly, and in others, it has felt like the longest weeks of my life. For any new parents or soon to be parents out there, here are a few things I wish I'd known in no particular order: One day … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Motherhood, Maternity Leave Ending, & Medication
Friends! It has been so long. I apologize.... ...the past two months were full of end of pregnancy, giving birth, and trying to figure out how a baby works. So many emotions, fears, joys, tears, laughs, and new experiences. I can hardly even process it all. It's wonderful and scary and overwhelming and exciting. I will … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Becoming a mom and two things I meant to post weeks ago…!
So...I guess from the title the cat's out of the bag. I am expecting a wee one and wooo doggy it's been a ride. A good ride! A hard ride! A strange ride! A fun ride! And there is still a while to go. I wanted to write a post about some of the emotional … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Thoughts on sobriety and pregnancy