Postpartum: Loss of Identity (Pt 1)

Prior to my pregnancy, the definition of who I was relied primarily on what I do for a living. my work ethic, and what things I could do because of my job.  If you asked me who I was, one of the first things I'd say is what I do, or alternatively, I'd state that … Continue reading Postpartum: Loss of Identity (Pt 1)

Travel Diaries: Mauritius

When people discovered that I was going to Mauritius, the most common question I got was, “Where is that?” The tiny little island is so far into the Indian Ocean, that many people aren’t aware of it. Mauritius is located far to the East of Madagascar. It is actually known to those in the Middle … Continue reading Travel Diaries: Mauritius

Postpartum Anxiety: Small Things are Bigger

As a nursing mom, I am given access to a small locked room in the office for pumping purposes.  Since I’m currently the only mom using the room, I have the freedom to use it as I please.  The only other personnel who have keys are the office manager and cleaning staff. The office manager … Continue reading Postpartum Anxiety: Small Things are Bigger

Does my job make me a loser?

  I came across an article a few weeks ago which struck a chord with me.  It references the importance of leaving work on time.  It’s not that I think that the author is wrong about this.  The part that really got to me was the categorization that those stay late in the office are … Continue reading Does my job make me a loser?