8 Months in & I still can’t believe how blessed I am. My son is literally my heart and honestly I couldn’t imagine the future without him. He is not the same Premature 5 pounder I once carried in one hand but now a thriving, mobile lil man.
So my little man is eating solids and normally has a bottle in the morning, porridge or purée fruit snacks, A solid lunch, water, a small snack & dinner. Makhairo loves his food And he has no problem trying anything new. At the moment his favourites or sweet potato carrots and pumpkin he seems to like the orange coloured foods. His least favourite is broccoli however he will eat it if it is mashed with something else for example potato or cauliflower. Makhairo is also teething and he now has two little front teeth on the bottom row. He is constantly dribbling and putting things in his mouth but all in all he still happy content little man. He’s had a bit of a sore bum due to the fact he’s had a bit of a runny belly but he hasn’t been too unwell or unsettled. He now knows how to crawl backwards, sit up without help & is trying to crawl forwards. He holds unto things to stand & he’s always shuffling or rocking to get somewhere 😂🤦🏾♀️
Makhairo’s dad became vegan when I was pregnant and made a lot of Lifestyle changes as a result. We discussed some of the product used commonly for example cowsmilk & cheese in the kids meals. Doing my pregnancy I became more health conscious and decided I was going to make some changes after I had my son as well. So I’m not going for vegan however I will be cutting out all meet and becoming a pescatarian and I’d like my son to follow in my footsteps. I feel that the meat nowadays has a lot of chemicals and added extras that are simply not good for our bodies. So I will be only eating fish going forward & changing my milk to coconut or almond milk to try and reduce my dairy and lactose intake and I think this is a good influence for my son.
2018, I’m coming for you!! My goal is to get my 2011 body back! Hopefully these diet changes & New exercise routine will have me glowing up! I’m happy at the moment, but still have a few things I need to achieve. I’m feeling much better on the inside, so now it’s time to work on the outside! Definitely put on weight in the recent years due to lifestyle and contraception however I’m on a journey to get my body back. I’m very determined to live a healthy lifestyle as I am the biggest role model for my son and he needs to see that I’m making the effort. I feel like this is The right time as I am currently on the low stress levels enjoying life for the first time in awhile. My sons dad and relationship is so much better and I’m glad I’ve got my best friend in my life again. Sometimes all the pain her and anger can cause such distance but it’s always necessary in order for us to grow. Now where out of that dark space we look forward to a positive and healthy relationship that will reflect on our son. He needs positive energy and I’m glad we are finally able to display that. All relationships have their ups and downs and no relationship is perfect however the Good must outweigh the bad. I thought that the posture had sat such a negative and horrible toll on me and my mental however I’m in a place where I am appreciative of the journey that I’ve taken. The past had such a negative and horrible toll on me and my mental however I’m in a place where I’m appreciative of the journey that I’ve taken. Although I wouldn’t want to do the past year over I realise that we both have Achieved a lot in regards to coming together to raise our amazing son. I have spoken to a few other mothers who unfortunately after years are still unable to have a civil conversation with their childrens dad. So for us to have gone through hell and back and being in such a great place in a year, I really am thankful.
Life is good! I have a boyfriend who treats me like a queen, my son is a happy cheeky monkey & I’m decorating our new home. I’m looking forward to the exciting things ahead!
-A very self centred Muva Nae 🌸