When Will We Be Together Again: A Lesson in Patience

I sat down to write today and couldn’t find the words; so I asked myself, how do I feel? And I still couldn’t find the words. My family and I are settling into a routine and are learning to embrace our new normal. Each day is similar to the last, Continue Reading

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When a Pandemic Strikes and The World Feels Weird (a title I never imagined writing)

To say it’s been a weird week feels like an understatement. Just over a couple weeks ago, I received a text from one of my best friends who works in infection control for three major hospitals. Studying how to stop the spread of infection and what to do in case Continue Reading

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Sliding Down The Slippery Slope: Thoughts on My Eating Disorder

After I graduated from high school, I developed an eating disorder.  It wasn’t something I set out to do. It isn’t like I woke up one morning and thought, “Hey! I think I’ll try developing an eating disorder today. That sounds like fun.”  No. That’s not how it happened.  My Continue Reading

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Some Weeks are Harder Than Others: On Bedbugs, Assault and Influenza

It’s been a rough week. And there just isn’t time right now for a rough week to happen. There are gifts to be bought. Presents to be wrapped. Parties to be thrown. Cookies to be baked. Lights to be seen. And more.  But regardless of my holiday to-do list, this Continue Reading

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From Faint Lines to Motherhood

I watched as the two lines slowly appeared on the test. They were faint, yet blaring. “You’re pregnant” they screamed. I’m pregnant. Tears fell from the corners of my eyes and slid slowly down my cheeks. I could taste the salt as they traveled down to my lips. Is it Continue Reading

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