Category: Grieving Mommy

Personal Power & The Scorpio Full Moon

So, I’ve been chewing on selfish… Chewing, chewing and chewing. What surfaced is personal power expressed as love. If I could summon the personal power to lovingly ask for what I want/need, I wouldn’t need to be selfish. Meaning, there has to be some way to get what I need in a manner that’s harmonious to all involved. It’s possible… Read more →

Third trimester shenanigans: Jinx

So, forget what I said about sleeping because the last few nights have been hit or miss 😀 Here are the revelations not sleeping has brought me. When Lil Boo doesn’t sleep, I can’t sleep. There could be a myriad of reasons why the boy ain’t falling to sleep. It could be because he’s been a bit sick lately. It… Read more →

Mommying Mommy: I love my Mommy Issues

I remember preparing to get pregnant with Little Boo. I worked so hard to get through, what I considered to be my “shit”. Specifically, my shit is an accumulation of habits, attitudes, perspectives and patterns I used to get through childhood. The shit was helpful then. It really ain’t so helpful right now. I worked with intuitives, saw a shaman,… Read more →

Mommying Mommy: Feeling what I am feeling

Because I am no longer able to day drink, I’ve been working on creative ways to be present with challenging emotions that arise while I am with little one…. Things we’ve been doing that seem to work: Omming Deep breathing (focus on exhalation) Singing Things that don’t seem to work: Thinking about my emotions* Snapping at lil Boo *I want… Read more →

Still in the body: Emotionally Constipated

Damn ya’ll, I have hit a big snag in my mmmmm… voyage into the body. My emotions are literally fucking me up. I was in pain. No, really I was in break-out the whiskey and bite a stick because you are about to cut something off pain. It started as a twinge in my right hip. I thought it was due… Read more →

Rose Hip Syrup for grief & illness

….. And the beginning of some rose hip elderflower elderberry and hawthorn syrup:)… If I don’t do when inspiration strikes.. Nothing happens 🙁 A photo posted by Jeannette Lancien (@jlancien77) on Dec 5, 2015 at 3:23pm PST A back log of unexpressed grief has manifested as a sinus infection. To be honest, this sinus infection has been a long time… Read more →