Monday, October 8, 2012

Sleepy baby

I love watching my kids sleep.
 Its so peaceful and relaxing. I sit and wonder what they are dreaming about.
 What sweet little thoughts are
 going through their sweet little minds.
How pure and innocent they truly are.

I remember with Ty from the moment we got home from the hospital
I held him all day.
He was always in my arms.
I rocked him to sleep every night and kissed his cheeks.

Ember immediately was a little different.
She LOVES to snuggle thats for sure.
She will let me hold her every second she is awake.
But miss Ember, well she does not want to be rocked to sleep.
This was mind blowing to me.
I thought all babies wanted to be rocked.

Ember prefers being wrapped up tight..
Maybe rock a few minutes and then being laid down.
This is how she falls asleep.

I still find myself standing above her crib, watching
as her eyes get heavier and heavier
tell she can't fight it any longer.
I stand there.
Thinking just how blessed I am.
Thinking about how beautiful she is.
How I couldn't imagine life with out her.
How I want to protect her from all the danger in the world,
but how I know I wont be able to forever.

But for now.
As for now I can.
I can hold her in my arms or watch her as she sleeps
and know that nobody is going to hurt her.

love you miss Ember.
with all my heart

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It's Sunday night and I'm thinking about what to write....
What can I say to motivate you today when I'm lacking in motivation myself.

I have been putting this post off all week.
I keep asking Jayson..."What should my topic be on"
 Everything we discuss I don't feel passionate about. 
I feel like anything I write would be a lie. 

Usually my posts are on what I accomplished through out the week.
What I'm feeling good about. 

This week I feel like I ate decent. 
I drank a fare amount of water.
I went on a few walks with the kids...

But I just feel like I could have done better in every area.

I have a desire to be motivated.
I want to get out and get healthy.

I even got the OK from my doctor to start exercising again since Ember has been born. 
I have been looking forward to this for a long time. 
A part of me is SOOO happy.
I love to exercise. I love to run. lift weights. do korny work out videos. 

I love it all.
So why am I struggling to actually do it???

Why can you want to do something so bad and not do it.

I felt bad at the beginning of this post...
I felt like I am the HOST, I should always be positive and motivate you...

But then I just wouldn't be human.
I couldn't force myself to write a lie. 

So there it is. I'm struggling at the moment. 
I need your encouraging words this week...

Here is a small quote I wrote on the 

It's so much easier to be healthy and work out when you have friends and motivators along side you. 
Whatever your goals may be....we can be here to help each other.

So there it is...
anyone go through this at times??
Did you have a hard time getting back into working out after having a baby?

Please share so I know I'm not the only one.

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