Chris and I are very fortunate to have one another; we both give 100% to our relationship and we’ve learned how to put down our pride for the sake of a healthy, hot, and humble marriage! I know this isn’t the case for everyone, so if you are engaged to be married, newly-wed, or looking to reignite a spark in your marriage… keep reading! Continue reading
It was 6am after I participated and successfully finished my first marathon: 27-hour natural labor and delivery. I didn’t expect to be finishing it on my own, without Chris and Lewis, but here I was – relying on my midwife, Kim, more than ever. I delivered my placenta and nearly shot out of the bed when she pressed on my uterus for the first time. 10/10, it hurt worse than any contraction. Owww-uch!
September 21st, 2:30am – At home asleep in bed, I’m awoken by my first “real” contraction.
“Oh my gosh,” I thought “is this it? I think that was a real one!”
Heeeey y’all! Thanks so much for visiting my blog! I figured I’d kick things off with a post about none other than myself. Since I’ll be the author of most all content, I think it’s important that you get to know me and my vision for Cordially, Keryn.
“One day at a time” unintentionally became my way of living at least 7-years ago. When I try to think back it seems like it’s been as long as I can remember. I’ve always considered it a good thing that I can easily and truly live one day at a time. I remember when Chris was trying to date me and he’d reach out to make plans even three days in advance and I could never commit. Maybe I was playing hard to get, but my inability to plan was that serious. There were times in my life that I couldn’t get myself to realistically consider what Friday would be like if it were only Monday. Friday didn’t exist.
Receiving each day as new can be tough. Whether it’s based on the fact that yesterday was a wonderful day, or maybe it was a day you’d like to forget, there’s something in us that naturally wants to keep a foot in the past. It’s that hoarding spirit of distrust, that if we just hold on – we’ll see it was worth it. We’ll prove it. But sometimes (most times), that just isn’t the case.