Of all the things I’ve lost… A List of Things That I Lost While Parenting {Guest Post} | Epic Mommy Adventures

Of all the things I’ve lost… A List of Things That I Lost While Parenting {Guest Post}

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I’ve lost a lot of things as a parent.
Yet, of all the things I’ve lost, there is one I miss the most.

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Of all the things I’ve lost…(while parenting!)

 

1. My Sense Of Style.

Not that it was all that FABULOUS to begin with, but at least I had a little bit. Now, I’m lucky if I put a bra on and a shirt that is stain free.

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2. My Energy.

I used to be able to go go go! Stay up all night, drinking RedBull and Mt. Dew plus go to work the next day! Now, I go to bed tired, I wake up tired and I am tired all day long!

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3. My Privacy.

I used to be able to get dressed alone. I used to be able to take long, leisurely showers. I used to be able to close the bathroom door. Now, chaos ensues in a click of the door handle!

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4. My Hair.

It is literally coming out. Falling out, being pulled out, turning gray. You name it, it’s happening. My hair is not my hair any more. Now, it is Mom Hair.

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5. My Freedom.

I used to be spontaneous! I used to run off at the drop of a hat. I used to go on impromptu road trips. Now, everything must be planned out or it doesn’t happen.

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But, the thing I miss the most.

 

MY SANITY!

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Even with the things that I have lost, I wouldn’t change it.

I love my kids.

At least, I don’t think I would. *shifty eyes*

Nah, I wouldn’t change it!

 

What have you lost while parenting?

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unnamed (10)Echo is a wife, a mother of two and a blogger that is trying to save the last shreds of sanity, one blog post at a time! She blogs about life, parenting and everything in between!

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About Natasha

Hi, I'm Natasha! I'm a 30-something Program Manager and blogger at Epic Mommy Adventures. Most importantly, I'm a single mom to my adorable son, who drives me nuts in one moment and melts my heart in the next. I enjoy sharing our epic stories, giving advice to other single moms, and sharing my co-parenting woes. I also share blog hops, giveaways, product reviews, and so much more. Join the fun!

Comments

  1. HAHAH! My favorite is “Mom hair…” LOL gosh the things I’ve lost/losing seems to be piling up on a monthly basis! But really- I was wondering what the heck was happening to my hair. It’s just transforming- sad.

  2. My sanity and my privacy! I mentioned somewhere Frank and I getting up an hour earlier in the morning just to have coffee in silence!

  3. Thank you so much for letting me guest post, Natasha!

  4. Hahaha.. I love you two. The article is very funny and the pictures more.. They say a thousand words .. I love the meandering part below as well.. You two have my vote !

  5. What a great post, Echo! It’s scary how accurate this really is…

  6. haha! Mom hair! Sanity!
    Sometimes I lock myself in the bathroom and blast George Michael’s freedom on my phone.

  7. i’m not a parent yet, but this is so fun to read. great way to put humor on otherwise “brutal” truth. 🙂

  8. Yep Sounds about right. Sanity doesn’t stick around long after the first. Losing hair is a good thing because I never have time to brush it or fix it anyway. 🙂 LOL GREAT post!

  9. All of these are so true! While my kids are older (6th and 11th grades) I still have many of these same losses! What I wouldn’t give to be able to go to the bathroom without someone calling my name!

    Thanks for a great post and a giggle or two!

    Robyn

  10. I love this!! I wouldn’t change any of it either, but I do feel that I am losing my mind!! LOL. Thanks for another great post!!

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