Thursday, January 24, 2013

Happy Blogoversary To Me!!

I can't believe today is my 3-year blogging anniversary! I am amazed at all the Lord has brought me through from the time I started this journey until now. This blog began as a sort of therapy as I emerged from what was an 18-month journey from the depths of postpartum depression, anxiety, and (at the beginning) psychosis which included two hospitalizations. I truly have so much for which to be thankful!

This blog was my therapy on my journey to being a healthy mom for this little guy. I never even knew what a blog was until after reaching out and joining a MOPS group one of the moms sent me a link to hers, Neener Girl and Family. Thank you Renee! My blog started out as a daily journal to chronicle my victories, and it evolved from there.

Here I am in the beginning of my 18-mo. postpartum "sickness" journey;
I can remember distinctly the depths of despair I was feeling with the overwhelming
 thought that there was no way I could capably raise this child.

And in this picture, finally emerging from it victoriously, and experiencing some of the first true joys of motherhood as I took my then 20-mo-old on his first sledding excursion.

 And here is the now 4-1/2-yr-old face of this sweet little boy 
that is the greatest gift the Lord has ever bestowed upon me.

Boo at the Zoo 2012 with my little SuperHero

I am so thankful for all of you who stop here. You have blessed me in more ways than you know!

As always,
Thank you for visiting!


Brigitte said...

Congratulations! On all of your achievements :)

SweetLand Farm said...

Happy bloggerversy! I'm glad things are better for you and you came out on top. Being a mom is a hard, wonderful journey!

Frugal in WV said...

Happy blog anniversary! I found you on bloggy moms and following you on GFC. I look forward to your future posts! you can find me at

Annmarie Pipa said...

fun pics!! happy bloggerversy...good for you!!

Alvina Castro said...

Congratulations on your 3 years! That must be exciting. Im a new follower from Bloggy Moms. Come over and say Hi!

Anne Mateer said...

Thanks for following on twitter! I can so relate to your journey. While my struggled with postpartum depression wasn't quite as severe, it was more than normal and lasted a year. And of course it was in a day where it wasn't discussed or really diagnosed so I had no idea what was wrong with me! But the Lord put great people in my path--especially my MOPS group who provided a lifeline for me for several years. Blessings to you as your journey on in victory. I look forward to reading more. :)

Lana said...

Nominated you for The Liebster! Check it out!

Anonymous said...

Happy Blogoversary to you! Beautiful blog, your family is adorable! Keep the great post's comein'!

From one "bloggy mom"to another :)

sugarplums andlollipops said...

Hi there! I'm a new follower from MBC and would love a follow back at and on Pinterest! I follow back all of my Pinterest followers :)

Buttons said...

Oh Congratulations your boy is very handsome and he has an amazing Mom who made it through and should be very proud of that. It is a tough road sometimes but we do have that strength to make it.
Look at that face he is the reason.
Congratulations on your blogaversary you have done well. B

Tracey M. said...

Thank you all for your sweet comments and follows!! I really love having new visitors to my blog :)

Susie said...

Happy Blogaversary!I am so happy for you. You have a great blog! I am stopping by from Bloggy Moms Blog Hop!

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