Life

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of my 2017

I have to be honest and say I'm not really a resolution person. For the most part I'm pretty happy with myself and don't wish to change much. Obviously losing some weight might be in my best interest but it holds the same importance on New Years Day as it does the rest of the… Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of my 2017

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Baby

Foster Parents?

In 2015, back when we still lived in Wisconsin, we started looking into becoming foster parents.  At that point we had been trying to conceive for 18 months and had nothing to show for it except an ectopic pregnancy that resulted in the loss of my left fallopian tube and ovary. My husband and I… Continue reading Foster Parents?

infertility, Uncategorized

Rogue

Today I went rogue. I dipped into my expensive digital pregnancy tests...which in and of itself is sort of ridiculous.  I'm not the person who buys a fancy pregnancy test because there is a good shot they'll be pregnant in the first month or two. I'm the woman who needs the Amazon cheapies because who… Continue reading Rogue

Baby, infertility, Life

Hello from the Dirty South

My husband was offered an exciting new job opportunity in the Raleigh-Durham, NC area last month. So in what felt like about a 3 second timespan we put our house on the market, resigned from our previous jobs, said our goodbyes and moved 1,000 miles.  So now I'm suddenly a stay-at-home-mom in a small town… Continue reading Hello from the Dirty South

Baby

One Year Old

My little boy turned one last Friday.  It's so incredible how much children change in the first year.  When we brought him home he was so tiny and helpless and now he's a fully formed little human with his own thoughts and personality. He's so bubbly and happy and sweet and luckily for mom and… Continue reading One Year Old

infertility, Life

Life Lately

A week after my miscarriage I decided to write about the experience.  At the time I felt like I needed to put all my thoughts and feelings out there to fully process it all.  And then my dog stepped on the keyboard and erased half of it. So it happened.  It's over.  It makes me… Continue reading Life Lately