For as long as I can remember giving birth has been one of my greatest fears. Probably since the day I realized how babies actually come into this world, I've been petrified of the day I would give birth. Over the years I've watched (not literally) my powerhouse female family and friends give birth to… Continue reading Getting My Mind Right & a Drive By Shower
Well, baby, we found out you will enter our world in August on Christmas. What an appropriate time as you will soon learn your Dad is all about the holidays. I know when we found out that you were coming you didn't have ears but I promise the happy tears between us both were plentiful.… Continue reading A Letter to a Growing Love
Wow. It has been quite a while. I know I usually give some schpeal about how busy I've been and how I can't believe I have let this much time pass without writing but truthfully, I allowed it. Genuinely. I haven't really been ready or motivated to blog recently. There is so much going on… Continue reading OH. BABY.
I really would love to blog regularly. When I created my Instagram page and my blog, I had imagined posting frequently. I wanted to create content based off my condition multiple times a week. I would have endless ideas and beautiful, meaningful, transparent topics. But, I am healing. The best part about healing (aside from… Continue reading A Blog About Nothing
I can't believe we are halfway though the first month of the new year! Before we know it we are going to be getting ready to celebrate 2021. Time really does fly. My coworker and I were talking about it and its been about 13 years since I graduated high school. 13 years? WHAT?! I… Continue reading New Year, Same Mission
I am so sorry to have gone MIA. I definitely miss writing my personal blog and documenting my Desmoid journey. I'm not going to lie though, I was not so good at juggling all the things I had to juggle this holiday season. Between all the celebrations, my appointments, no days off from work, seeing… Continue reading Where the Heck Have I Been?
You don't usually hear the word thankful and Desmoid Tumor in the same sentence. Because of the holiday, I decided to switch that up. There are plenty reasons why I could dislike my Desmoid but: Thanks for reminding me, girl. Here are 5 things things my tumor has made me thankful for:My Support Group -… Continue reading 5 Things My Desmoid Tumor Made me Thankful For
In honor of Halloween, I wanted to address some of the scary myths we face as Desmoid Fibromatosis patients. These myths come from misinformation and lack of knowledge on the topic due to how rare of a disease it is. They can really "haunt" a patient who is living through them. Surgery to Remove the… Continue reading The Spookiest Myths About Desmoid Tumors
The other day, as I got my dogs rain coat on him, it dawned on me: "I am absolutely crazy." Not that me getting my dogs raincoat on was the first time I ever noticed it, but realizing your dog has a raincoat when you yourself do not, really gets you thinking. I would literally… Continue reading What Being a Dog Mom is Really Like