April 17, 2012
At times I feel so profoundly annoyed by that person’s attitude. That person, without fail, constantly reminds me of the things that apparently he/she has done or accomplished. I mean, are you really so oblivious to your own loathly behavior and demeanor? I know you have prodigious experience in the working world, but did you ever notice your deportment towards others? Sometimes, just by listening to your voice makes me utterly sick and tired with disgust! I used to hate that person abundantly. Yet, I just realized that this hatred gets me nowhere beneficial or worthwhile. Hence, that being said, despite how repugnant this ultimately makes me feel, I have decided to resign myself to simply let him/her rant his/her garbage infused nonsenses and laugh inside while he/she make a fool of his/her already foolhardy self
April 2, 2012
Everyone warns you that having a baby will change your life. Sure, you'll have less money (and sleep) and a lot more responsibility. But when the centre of your universe shifts to your new baby, there's much to celebrate too:
- You discover an inner strength you never realised you had.
- You accept that the last 15 pregnancy pounds you can't seem to shift are absolutely worth it.
- You don't need a clock any more - your baby now sets your daily schedule.
- You respect and love your own parents in a new way.
- Any pain your baby suffers feels much worse than your own.
- You don't mind going to bed at 9pm on a Friday night.
- Your heart breaks much more easily.
- You discover how much there is to say about one little baby tooth.
- You look at your baby in the mirror instead of yourself.
- You're no longer disgusted by babies' bodily functions - in fact, you're fascinated by them (hooray, a poo!).
- The sacrifices you thought you'd made to have a baby no longer seem that big a deal.
- You respect your body ... finally.
- You realise that a baby's comforter has magical powers!
- You give parents with a screaming baby an "I-know-the-feeling" look, instead of a "Can't-they-shut-him-up?" one.
- You make time for one more baby hug and kiss, even if it means you'll be late.
- You realise that it's possible to love a complete stranger.
- You learn that taking a shower is a luxury, never mind a trip to the hairdresser's.
- You finally get to speak to the shy neighbour in your street, because you've got a baby in your arms.
- You find that things that once seemed important are now meaningless.
- Every day is a surprise.