Last year on Oct 6th, 2016 was the “day I got my life back” from my rheumatologist giving me the amazing news of remission. If you haven’t yet, check out my blog post from that day. Yesterday on Oct 6th, 2017 I went back to him for a yearly follow up. I had my baby… Continue reading October 6th…
It’s hard for me to put into words how wonderful life becomes when you meet your child for the first time. When that itty bitty baby is brought to your chest and looks up at you with those eyes, your heart turns to mush and you feel that love you never knew could exist. Whether… Continue reading PART TWO: Meeting our newest love
As anyone who has been pregnant can tell you, creating a little human is no joke! From the moment you find out to the moment you finally meet your little love there is sickness, pains, hormones that have the potential to make you unrecognizable (think Jekyll and Hyde), worry, fear of the unknown, swelling, the… Continue reading PART ONE: Pregnancy!
I have three months (if baby boy follows the predicted schedule) until our second little prince arrives. This means that I will be going back to a strict diet to prepare my body for the postpartum journey ahead. I took a few months hiatus from the strict diet that I follow for a few reasons.… Continue reading Back in the saddle AGAIN!
Valentine’s Day brings emotions of love for some and heartache for others. For those that have someone to love and enjoy the day with it brings feelings of love, joy, and happiness. For those that have lost their loved one or have not found that special someone, Valentine’s Day can bring feelings of loss and… Continue reading Go ahead and LOVE yourself!
Reflection is defined as the act of reflecting or the state of being reflected. This can be something such as light or an image that is reflected. Reflection can also mean serious thinking or careful consideration. Today I reflect not only on these past few years but on the entirety of my 35 years of… Continue reading Reflection
In October 2016 I was told by my rheumatologist that I was in remission from my DM. I worked so hard to get to this point and was so dang proud to be pain free. With this remission came the possibility of trying to conceive another baby. This thought was almost confusing to my husband… Continue reading How we decided to conceive