Baby

The Baby Purge

About two months ago we bought our new home. It's a 2000ish sq ft brick ranch. So not a huge house by any means but plenty big for the three of us. Or at least it should be. Many years ago the two car attached garage was converted into living space. Personally I'd rather have… Continue reading The Baby Purge

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infertility

A Long Time Coming

I shared this on Instagram a couple of weeks ago. Between buying and moving into our new home and just plain not wanting to talk about it I avoided making the announcement on my blog. This is our 4th total loss and the second loss after the birth of our son. We're still processing everything… Continue reading A Long Time Coming

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

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