It's Not All Rainbows + Roses

... But after the rain there will definitely be sunshine again (eventually). I had the pleasure of sitting down with stylist, hair salon owner, mother to 1 and 1 on the way, Veronica Gomes.

How many kids do you have
One + one on the way

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With my first pregnancy  I worked up until the day before my delivery. This time around the Dr has said I have to take it easy.

What do you do for work
Hair stylist for the passed 10+ years, and just built + opened my own salon while pregnant

How do you juggle work + being pregnant
My work schedule hasn't change at all (yet). With my first pregnancy  I worked up until the day before my delivery =) This time around the dr has said I have to take it easy, and since I'm usually on my feet all day this time around I'm working while sitting on a stool.

How was being pregnant for you? What was a highlight + what was a lowlight
I pretty much touched on every emotion, high to low, several times during my pregnancy which I think is quite typical.  The highlight for me was feeling my baby boy move in my belly.  My low was definitely my battle with anxiety and depression during and after baby.

How did you deal with the lows/challenges, and who was your support system
Lucky for me I have the most incredible family.  They were my spine and still are to this day.  My husband, my mom and my 3 siblings always help me in any way they can.

And today, how do you juggle work + having a kid going to school + has multiple activities
My work schedule is very flexible and allows me to make last minute changes if need be. Also, my husband is very hands on with everything.

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What do you like to do for down time/me time
I love to work out, go for nice dinners, read books, go to the spa, and watch TV

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Lucky for me I have the most incredible family.  They were my spine and still are to this day. 

What are your favourite activities to do with the family
We watch movies and anything physical and outdoors whenever possible

What are your favourite activities to do solo or with girlfriends
Dinners out for sure, and the spa. A nice way to enjoy some me time, and adult talk.

Do you want more kids + How has the journey been
Yes absolutely!  it has been a bumpy road but I am a very determined and I know I will have more babies one day

What is your favourite drink
Bubble tea, milk tea with pearls =)

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What is your go-to hair product + why
Olaplex because it saved my hair!!! I've put it through a lot + it's still going strong

What are 3 products you can't live without

  • Dr ZO facial pads
  • Marc Jacobs black gel eyeliner pen
  • GHD flat iron
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I pretty much touched on every emotion, high to low, several times during my pregnancy

Post Publication Update: Veronica Gomes has since given birth to a healthy + beautful baby girl.