Miracle Mommas

Roots and wings. Is it possible to have both at the very same time?

In my post, “The Wind and the Waves,” (you can read it here if you’d like) I told you about how I stepped away from months of endless medical research and found myself on a beach during our vacation last month.

Found myself? How does that even happen? Was I lost? I mean, one minute I was just standing in knee high waves and the next, I had a sudden urge for dreadlocks and a tattoo. (Sorry, Dad!)

Bam! The gypsy soul in me returned.

It makes sense, really. Mom raised us on Fleetwood Mac. I never knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. I didn’t go to college, I took life’s adventurous path instead.

Welcome back, free spirit! Man, it’s been awhile.

I feel more like myself than I have in f-o-r-e-v-e-r. I’m really not sure what prompted this new awakening. Perhaps sending those “what if’s” out to sea was enough to cause a shift in my life.

Whatever it is, I am running with it and now feels like the perfect time to expand my writing by sharing more of our journey.

If you’ve been around here awhile, you may recall that Little Bit is a genuine miracle. It’s true, he is. Another huge miracle is that I was able to get and stay pregnant with him.

So, I’m going to take a chance here and venture to say that having roots and wings at the same time certainly is possible. I am hoping my Iowa roots will keep me grounded, while my gypsy writing lets me soar.

And, with that, I’d love to introduce you to my brand new category called Miracle Mommas. 

38 thoughts on “Miracle Mommas

  1. I’m so excited for you Jess. To find yourself but still feel grounded and free at the same time is like a new beginning. Go Gypsy girl! Sending you big hugs ❤️

  2. Isn’t it wonderous how the sea can remove one thing which is troubling to you, but replace it with something else. I’m so blessed to be living by the sea and I love to visit it and just sit. Doing nothing but being at one with this most incredible force of nature. And … I always come away feeling less troubled, less ‘fed up’, less … lost.

    I’m so thankful that you are feeling like there is a direction to head in, in your life.
    I’m also thankful for your Little Bit. He’s that bit of magic which happened, and gave you hope.
    Sending squidges ~ Cobs. x

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