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
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
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 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?
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
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
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
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