Getting My Mind Right & a Drive By Shower

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

A Letter to a Growing Love

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

Pandemic Pregnancy: Why I Feel Lucky

First time pregnancy, with a tumor, during a pandemic - sounds a bit like a horror movie, doesn't it? For me, it actually isn't a nightmare but a dream. Hear me out. I totally understand there are women who are pregnant during this crazy time and would have much preferred a more normal situation. I… Continue reading Pandemic Pregnancy: Why I Feel Lucky

A Blog About Nothing

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

Where the Heck Have I Been?

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?

My Last MRI of 2019

I can't believe I am nearing my last MRI of the year. I am so happy this year is almost behind me and I am going into the new year hopeful. Mostly hopeful that my regular 3 month MRI and doctor visits will be deduced to every 6 months. I was thinking about how far… Continue reading My Last MRI of 2019

5 Things My Desmoid Tumor Made me Thankful For

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

Trusting the Universe is Scary but Necessary

I am completely a believer that "all things happen for a reason." If we dig hard enough, in even the most inconvenient or upsetting situations, we can find a reason or a meaning for why things happen to us the way they do. With that, I also completely trust the universe. I know, that no… Continue reading Trusting the Universe is Scary but Necessary

The Art of Letting Go

I've never been good at letting go of things. I don't mean silly grudges or gripes. I always have an easy time of letting those go. I mean tangible things. Things that are comfortable to me. Things that I adore and hold meaning.  I'll never be the person that hops on a plane and starts… Continue reading The Art of Letting Go