Posts Tagged ‘stay at home mom’

17/20 December Blog Challenge: My Dream Job.


If I could be anything… What would I be?

I have spent so much time thinking about this topic. The big question in life… What do you want to be when you grow up? I keep asking myself this… But the fact is, I am grown up and I still might not have any more of an idea of what I would like to do with my life than I did 12 years ago when I graduated high school.

I wonder sometimes if I am wasting my life… I wonder sometimes how others figured out their dreams. I wonder sometimes why I cannot figure out what it is that I want.

There are so many things that seem so appealing. There are so many things out there that I feel I would never be able to do.

When I was a kid, I wanted nothing more than to be an Astronaut. To travel into space and fulfill my fantasies of being in some other time and place. I watched a lot of Star Trek and other sci-fi growing up. Actually I still do 😉 But, the requirements for such a career are much too involved for me.

In my adult life I have dreamed of having a bakery. I LOVE baking. I could do it all day everyday. I don’t know if I have the skills… but I would have a great time practicing till I was amazing. This dream I feel is my guilty dream. I feel like it might be inappropriate for me to follow through on this dream because of my daughter.  Some of you probably know, but for those of you that dont know… My daughter has a rare condition called Prader Willi Syndrome. This is a genetic disorder that effects her metabolism and her ability to feel full from eating. My daughter will always be on a heavily calorie restricted diet, she will never be able to really indulge in sweets and treats… her diet must, for her health and safety be nutritious and healthy. How could I, in good conscience, have a bakery that sells essentially all the things I wouldn’t want my child to consume. I feel that would make me a hypocrite.

So where does that leave me? Still wondering what my role is in the world … where do I fit in?

At the moment, I am happy being a stay at home mom… it is indeed a full-time job!

Perhaps in the future I can revisit the bakery idea, or I have even recently started thinking about the fitness avenue of careers.

My dream job would have to be something that allows me to still be a good mom. I wouldn’t want a career that took me too much away from my family life… With my daughters needs, It’s very important in our family for her to be our main concern. Who knows what the future will bring… I guess I just have to wait and see and keep on dreaming.

What is your dream job? Are you doing it?


1/20 December Blog Challenge : Introduction and Recent Photo




I have been sitting here for a while contemplating on how I should start my introduction. Formal or more friendly… or somewhere in between. And really… What should I tell you about myself… I can honestly tell you that I just Googled it. Google has the answers to everything, right? …

Actually that’s too much reading, so lets just wing it!

This photo is a selfie I took earlier today while running errands with the family. Im from Canada... It's really cold here!

This photo is a selfie I took earlier today while running errands with the family. Im from Canada… It’s really cold here!

Hi, My name is Miranda ( I usually sign my name on my blogs as Mira…Why? I think I might just be too lazy to type the last three letters of my name).  I am a 32 year old engaged ( to a super amazing guy) stay at home mom to one super amazing daughter who has special needs (Prader Willi Syndrome). I am also a hobby blogger. My two main blogs are this one, and Fight the HUNGER – a blog to help raise awareness about my daughters rare genetic disorder.

I enjoy fitness (obviously, since this blog has mostly been fitness challenges, LOL), blogging, gaming (World of Warcraft), social media, watching movies, baking, cooking, and eating my baking and cooking!

My life mostly revolves around my daughter. She has, in these past three shorts years, become a big part of my identity. Sometimes, when I am out without her, I feel lost… like a piece of me is missing. She really completed our family. I couldn’t imagine my life any different, and to be honest, I barely remember life before We became three. I am ok with that!

I am pretty sure that you will get to know me better by the end of this challenge, so as to not give away too much information to quickly, I will see you all on my next post!