Kelle Hampton has inspired me yet again with this post.

Her words really hit home to me: I am capable.

It’s my new mantra. Although I’ve decided not to go into detail about my PPD (since my story is a work in progress), it’s still a part of my reality. It’s a constant battle, but I am capable. I have a healthy and beautiful baby girl who is sleeping through the night [8-9 hours!] I have the most amazing husband who has been by my side And I have a family who loves and supports me unconditionally.

I have so much. And there are people who have much less, and who are going through tougher times. And although PPD isn’t a piece of cake, it’s not forever. And I’m getting help. So for now, I take it one day at a time. 

I do it for me. I do it for Blake. And I do it for my daughter.

Speaking of my daughter…. Emmy is growing up! Gosh, I love this girl so much. 

Decorating the Xmas tree:

Walk around the lake:

Christmas Eve: 
Where’s Emmy?

Christmas morning: 
 Christmas Day:

Thank you all for your continuous love, support, and prayers–whether it’s been in person, through FB, phone/text, or blog. 


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15 Replies to “Capable.”

  1. How is it that every time I read Kelle's blog I end up with tears in my eyes?! Seriously.
    I love that you have taken that on as you new matra – I know your capable! You have an absolutely beautiful family!! You and Blake are simply adorable together – seriously!
    Oh, and that "special delivery" shirt is quite possibly the cutest thing ever!

  2. You guys are such a beautiful family. I've been really thinking about you. I'm glad you're taking it one step at a time, and you ARE capable of pulling through! I'm here if you need to talk 🙂 I really mean it!

  3. I recently discovered Kelle Hampton- and she is pretty much A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. Glad to know she is so inspiring to others :0) Emmy is precious and I'm happy you guys are adjusting so beautifully.

  4. I'm glad that you're taking care of you.
    And that you have people that are taking care of you too! That makes me smile. Been thinking of you… and worry about you lots!! 🙂
    Smooches to that beautiful baby girl… she is absolutely gorgeous!

  5. You're optimistic attitude is very inspiring and will help you get better that much quicker! 🙂 I'm always thinking and praying for you!

    Btw, I loved the hour I spent with Emmy today… she is so precious! 😀

  6. I just wanted to let you know that I miss reading your posts. I keep checking my reader and there aren't any posts. Just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking about you all and praying for your family and that sweet little girl!

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