…When you have the discount genes in a world of Levis

There’s a lot of reasons that chronic illnesses persist. I have a front row seat to finding nearly all of them (yay!) on this journey of navigating post-chronic neurological Lyme Disease fallout. One of these major components is a pre-disposition in genetics linked to autoimmune diseases called the MTHFR-gene. Yes, it sounds like the cussword.Continue reading “…When you have the discount genes in a world of Levis”

Authentically, unapologetically

No one has to tell you that Instagram and Facebook are the biggest components to depression in youth today. It’s an understood fact. Yet, we cling to and embrace these sites to give us what we can’t buy – internal happiness. Pinterest has made us obsessed with boho-chic, farmhouse style mansions and perfect cake popsContinue reading “Authentically, unapologetically”

Thank You for Buttoning the Snaps

To my wonderful, busy, exhausted husband. I lovd you. I’m proud of you. I know we’ve tried and waited so long to finally get to this point, where we get to see our sweet baby’s face out of all the trials and doctors who said it wouldn’t likely happen. I know just how exhausted youContinue reading “Thank You for Buttoning the Snaps”

Enough is enough

I found myself perched on my favorite corner of the couch, going over my to-do lists in one of the rare times that baby C had fallen into a deep sleep. I saw the miles of numbered items, just sitting there waiting to be crossed off. My eyes shut and my mind drifted to howContinue reading “Enough is enough”

To the mama on bedrest…

Pregnancy is the absolute greatest blessing. You get the privilege of raising and creating a smaller version of yourself, along with the drastic responsibility of making sure you do your job well, as you have been called. However, pregnancy comes with its own sets of complications. Physical and mental. I struggled with issues that hadContinue reading “To the mama on bedrest…”