How Have You Changed?


Hunky Hubs says I’ve changed over the years. He specifically noticed when we were newly married and when I was pregnant. But really we all change as we get older right?

Here’s some things I’ve noticed over the years:

I don’t laugh as hard as I used to. I laugh more internally now. I used to double over in stitches and laugh real hardily over things. Now for some reason I hold it back.

Things sag a little more after pregnancy…..I’m working on that. I don’t have as much a weight issue as I have a toning issue.

I’ve stopped dancing. I used to tap and do jazz and take dance classes, but I have no time for it these days except for the occasional dancing around my house while doing chores.

I used to play guitar but the neck on my guitar is warped and I’ve done nothing with it in 3 years.

I used to be a reading machine…..now the internet and blogging have kind of taken its place.

Hunky Hubs also says I get angry more easily now. He just said this as he’s sitting in his chair hoping I don’t reach out a ten foot arm and smack him. 😉 Which is true, but it’s usually about things malfunctioning. I tend to make the problem worse when something is amiss and Hunky Hubs calmly says….”calm down I will fix it”, or “I will help you”.

I used to never leave the house without at least eye liner and lipstick. Now I simply brush my hair, put it in a ponytail and grab my flip-flops and I’m out the door.

I chopped my hair super short when J was almost a year old. I have had long hair pretty much my whole life, except for when I did the same thing in college, but that was just shoulder length. His hands would tangle my hair and he’s use it to climb up me. I couldn’t take it anymore….I CHOPPED IT.

Lets see my love for coffee has grown and probably hit its peak after I gave birth to my son after 9 months of nothing. That 9 months, I craved it, but never had it. So unfortunately having given the occasional coffee drink up for nine months made me an everyday drinker once I popped.

Overall, have I changed in a bad way? Have I just grown up? Or is there something else factoring into things now?

How would you say motherhood has changed you?

 

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I'm a coffee addict wife, "work at home mom", mother to two boys, blogging about the latest life hacks, recipes, DIY Projects and crazy "momisodes". I've recently moved domains, I used to blog at mommyonlyhas2hands.org, but our new home is right here on heartfullyheather.com

3 thoughts on “How Have You Changed?

  1. That is a good way to look at at it. I do care a little bit, but I tend not to care more and more because like you I am my own person. Sometimes I have self esteem issues though and tend to be a people pleaser.

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