Ladies, can you keep a secret?

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  It’s something that you’ve probably heard about but never knew anyone who experienced it.  It’s a dirty little secret that no one talks about, but it happened to me.  It’s called the baby blues, and yes, I had them!

When I was about 4 months pregnant, my husband and I thought it would be a great idea to renovate our house.  Sorry, did I say renovate? I meant tear-down our house.  Gut it all out and leave nothing but the outside walls.  I bring this up because doing this made me happy.  During the 6 month process, which ended the day we brought our son Kyle home from the hospital, I was maybe upset for a total of 2 days.  I was never really stressed or overwhelmed, even though we had to change contractors half way through and almost nothing went according to plan.  I was just excited to have the house of my dreams and nothing, not even crazy pregnancy hormones, could get in the way of that excitement.  Which totally ill-prepared me for what was about to come next. Continue reading “Ladies, can you keep a secret?”