Six months postpartum and I am finally coming to terms with the fact that my body is still not my own, I am carrying an extra few pounds and I am a nursing mommy. And guess what....ITS OK. This is a season. And it doesn't stay winter all year long. Seasons change and so do seasons in our life. Right now, I am focusing on loving on my baby, rolling around the floor with her and my 2 other littles and just being present. After all, I do have little sets of eyes on me. My eight year old understands everything I say and feels when mommy isn't feeling too good. So its important for me to model positive language and positive body image to her. She is gorgeous just the way she is, and I want her to understand that. But what is it about mommies not feeling the same way?
So is pregnancy and postpartum a license to eat like crap? No, BUT I can say that it is the time to have some grace on yourself, relax and enjoy the moment. If you cant eat all organic and paleo, its ok. Eat a freaking sandwich and be good with it. Although I do try to make as many healthy choices as possible, I am just enjoying that not every choice has to be great. Some choices can be just, yummy. And since we are a NON soda buying household, I thought I would treat myself with a little something. The limonata flavor reminds me and the kids of being in Spain last summer, drinking "Fanta Limon"....take me back to the beach!