Recently, we have been meeting and chatting with life insurance companies so we can both secure a future for our kids and the surviving spouse should something unfortunate happen to either of us. We are both in general good health as far as I know.
I went for a run in preparation for my upcoming 5k race yesterday. I call it a run because that is common parlance. In reality, what I do is more of a jog or if you ask my husband, a “slow jog”, so slow in fact, that he considers it akin to his “fast walk”.
Inspired by Vonesai Muhaso ‘s Huffington Post piece by the same title as above, I decided to write my own letter to my postpartum body. Dear Post-Partum Body,
The story so far: I called B-aunty who found me through Sulekha.com at the end of February. The first thing I asked her was if she had found another job. She said no. Cool, then I told her the baby’s due date and that I would be interested in hiring her if she could do… Read More Post-partum Recovery Help and Care in the Bay Area – Part 2
Who does not like a massage? Pretty much everybody I know, except Aaron, does. What’s not to like? Apart from massages being known to be uniquely therapeutic, healing, and rejuvenating, they just feel pretty darn awesome!! I started looking for a helper in the last few months of pregnancy. What I was asking for in… Read More Indian postpartum care – Finding help in the Bay Area – Part 1
Okay so I am a feminist. Have been for as long as I can remember. Even when I don’t remember being one or identifying myself as one, I was a feminist because of my long standing values and principles – which have remained steady for all of my adult life and even younger. Which is… Read More “I guess I’m still fat!” – Post partum reality
Read: Part 1 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know Part 2 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know 5. You may not be ready for the body you end up with. I… Read More Part 3 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know
Read: Part 1 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know Part 3 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know 3. No matter how much you’ve read about it and know what you’re doing… Read More Part 2 – 0 – 3 Months – Post-Partum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know
One Google search on parenting and baby raising experiences in the 0-3 months time frame will unleash at least a few million hits so my post here may not necessarily unearth new insights. However, these are my experiences and in the interest of sharing them, here I go: Listed below are a range of my… Read More Part 1 – 0 – 3 Months – Postpartum experiences and lessons – What you may or may not know
…said one of my colleagues echoing my sentiments exactly and after I had told her how hard these first few months of motherhood have been. I wondered why nobody tells you (read, warns you) about how challenging being a new parent is (I am sure if you specifically go looking for that info, you will… Read More “I love my baby but I hate motherhood”
Postpartum recovery was an after thought. While pregnant, I had read a lot about labor and delivery so I knew what to expect. I am almost always a careful thinker who does her research well before she decides on anything and yet, I don’t know how I completely forgot or skipped the part about reading… Read More Post-Partum Recovery Essentials for Hemorrhoids and Constipation