Happy Birthday to Me!

I turned 38 last week and I spent the weekend celebrating with the people I love. It’s my first time celebrating since COVID + becoming somebody’s mama. Needless to say, it was time to celebrate me!!!!!

There are a lot of things they prepare you for when having a kid, the lack of sleep, breastfeeding, defiant toddlers, a non-existent social life, etc. But one thing I don’t think we talk about enough is how everything about WHO you are changes.

In the midst of changing your priorities to take care of another human, moms go through a period of not even knowing who tf we are anymore. For the past 2 years I’ve been trying to figure out simple things like what kind of clothes or Silly Socks I like now, purses, perfume, hair styles, shoes? Who is mama DeeDee when Cairo isn’t around? What does she like to do? Who does she want to do it with? 🤔

I’ve also had Saturn in my 1st house the past 3 years rebranding me into a badder bitch inside and out 😂 but I know I can’t be the only one that goes through this. Lol

It’s definitely been a journey, but I’ve never been one to back down from a challenge or hard work. I have Saturn on my side and he’s gonna make sure I get it right even if he takes the Joe Jackson approach. 😩😂

This whole experience has helped me to cultivate a new life that is full of love, patience and compassion. You know… the good stuff! ✨🤍

Safe relationships with emotionally mature people + a happy kid have been my rewards. ❤️

I love it here and it’s only going to get better! 😆

Cheers to 38 🥂 and many more!

Shout out to @itsjaebaebayy for the pics! Thank you so much for capturing these moments! 🫶🏾