September 10, 2014

I went for a run this morning. A short run (only two miles) and a slow run (Maddie and I averaged a whopping 12 min/mile thanks to our run/stop and sniff method), but it was a good run. The last time I ran was the morning of my final ultrasound, so there was a lot more »

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Pure Love

September 2, 2014

First, I need to wish my mom and Aunt Liz a very happy 50th birthday. I know, I can’t believe they’re 50 either. They look fabulous, right? Derek and I were in Titusville this weekend celebrating my mom’s birthday. The whole crew was in town, including my twin brother – who flew all the way from more »

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August 29, 2014

We’re homeowners. (again) Derek and I closed on our new house on Tuesday. It was a bittersweet day filled with mixed emotions of both happiness and sorrow. We had planned to invite friends and family over to celebrate afterwards, but the idea of celebrating was too much for me. We’ll have a get together at our more »

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Thank You

August 27, 2014

Thank you. Thank you for all of your support, kind words, and love. Thank you for the hundreds of emails I’ve received over the last two days from everyone who opened up about their own struggles over fertility and loss. I’ve shed so many tears this week, not just for my own angel baby, but more »

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The M-Word.

August 24, 2014

It’s a scary word. A bad word. A word no one talks about. Unfortunately it’s now a word I’m far too familiar with: Missed Miscarriage.  I actually get two “m”s – lucky me. Yep, I’ve been keeping a pretty big secret the last three months. I was pregnant. 12 weeks last Monday. However, the pregnancy more »

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My new favorite

August 19, 2014

I have a nephew! Welcome to the world, Owen! 9 lbs, 21 in, and absolutely perfect in every way.   I could stare at him all day. And I do. He’s my new phone background. I just can’t get enough. As you may recall, my sister went in labor on my way home from Wisconsin. more »

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