Just when I thought I was getting back on track with my Kickstarter packages after overcoming some obstacles with screen printing I found out I was pregnant! At first I thought my life was over since it was not planned and I had so many things I wanted to accomplish before my world revolved around a little one. Once the initial shock sunk in I started to get excited and now I am completely thrilled to meet my baby in January!
Soon after I found out I was pregnant the morning (or all day) sickness began. I felt like I was hung over for at least a month straight and was just trying to make it through each day of work as Store Manager of Reyn Spooner at the Sheraton Waikiki. Working retail is tough, especially while you are pregnant, because not only are you on your feet all day, but you also have to greet and help customers with a smile on your face no matter what you feel like inside. Usually I would work from 7:30am until 4:00pm, come home, chill out or go surf, make dinner, then work on my clothing line from 8:00pm until 12:00am and get up the next day and do it all over again. Once the pregnancy began I was coming home at 4:30 and going straight to bed!
Now I am almost four months along and almost half way there! I feel back to normal again and have re-gained most of my energy. Even though I can't work as hard as I used to, I'm getting a lot more accomplished each day and am slowly catching up on everything that had to be put on hold.
I've been waiting anxiously to share my BIG news with my loyal Kickstarter backers and now that the time has arrived I feel really proud. You have been on this journey with me since the very beginning and it's not over yet! I want you all to know that I haven't forgotten about you and now that I'm up and sewing again the rest of my Kickstarter packages are on their way!!!
Lots of love and Aloha,