I sit here in my living room staring at the T.V., which isn’t turned on, wondering what the heck I’m supposed to write about. What on EARTH could I possibly have to say that would interest people… total strangers… enough to read my blog? Truthfully, I have yet to figure that out. So I suppose, as a new blogger, I should start with an introduction.
Hi! My name is Deni, and I am a stay-at-home Mom. I have a beautiful baby boy, named Cody, who is just over 7 months old. I’ve been married 2 and half years to the most wonderful man in the world, Aaron, who unfortunately spends too many hours at work during the week out of necessity. I miss him terribly when he’s not at home, but he takes such good care of us so I can’t complain too much. I’ve never met anyone so dedicated to his family… you would love him if you met him! (but you can’t have him…he’s MINE)
We bought some land about 4 years ago, almost 7 acres, out in “the country”… away from all the hustle and bustle of “city life”. It’s so incredibly peaceful here… I can’t imagine how I ever got along living “in town” all those years. Though I have to say that the town I grew up in was plenty peaceful in itself. It was an island, right in the middle of the Niagara River, up in Western New York State. Beautiful country up there. I miss it sometimes…even the Lake Effect Snow! In fact, if I hadn’t been relocated to New Jersey by my first husband, I’d probably still be there….shoveling snow and loosing Frisbees to Niagara Falls!
Sadly, but not regretfully, my first marriage didn’t work out, and after a brief stay in New Jersey I found myself moving to Texas and beginning a brand new life…. which brings me to where I am right now… sitting on the couch staring at the T.V. which IS on now, since I started writing this last night. Having given up due to heavy eyelids and going to bed, I have started writing again this morning.
Cody is lying on the floor with a Boppy pillow, drinking a bottle and laughing at some crazy looking creature named “Boo” that likes to play hide-and-seek on the screen. It’s nice just being able to hand him a bottle to drink on his own, but already I’m missing the days where he NEEDED me to feed him. Hmmmmm….. too bad he can’t change his own diaper…. I don’t think I’ll miss THAT part!
I never pictured myself as “the mom type”… but I guess all it takes to change your mindset is having the right circumstances surrounding you. I had a great job, my very own home, and an amazingly supportive and caring husband… we found ourselves WANTING to be a family and not just a couple… and we are extremely happy with the results!
I always thought that being a “mom” would ruin the person I call me…. but instead… I think it made me a BETTER person. I am stronger. I am smarter. I am more capable of handling things I couldn’t handle before.
I am still discovering the new me, I think I will be learning about me for a long time…. So far… I like what I see and I am thankful to Aaron & Cody for that. I hope the people that knew me before and know me now also like what they see… but if they don’t… that’s okay. I’m me and that’s all I’m gonna be.
Me out. (for now)