Ellie’s Birth Story

October 10th 2019 was the day our Ellie decided to deliver herself. That’s right, you heard me. Our little girl made the most shockingly beautiful entrance into the world. After months of us fighting to stay alive through severe HG, Ellie basically said “I’ve got this, Mama.”

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Surviving Solo-Parenting

My husband travels a lot for work. He loves his job, even though it does require sacrifice.

We made the decision as a family that it was worth it. He is a VERY present father, so his absences do not outweigh the good times we share.

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28 Things I Took For Granted Before Living with Chronic Illness

Today is my 28th birthday. I do not get to celebrate with cake, or even water. I have choices to actively make: to either feel sorry for myself,or to spread gratitude.
Rather than focusing on everything that I am missing, I want to help spread JOY.

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