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The Fight

“I am f#@*ing exhausted, but I will never stop fighting.”

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Summertime Update

Summer is here. We’ve already used almost an entire bottle of sunscreen. We all have tan lines. That’s how it should be. I am happy to say that our local swimming pool is OPEN, with precautions in place. I know just how lucky we are. Most public pools throughout the country are closed down amid […]

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My Only Child(ren) – Part 2

As I sit here at my big, takes up too much space in my kitchen, kitchen table with six chairs around it, that I bought on sale years before I had children, I realize and accept that I don’t really need it anymore. I bought it in the first place because: #1: It was on sale, and #2: It had plenty of room for my “future family”.

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I Would Drive 1000 Miles, and I Would Drive 1000 More

It’s been a while! Like two and a half months since I’ve even looked at my blog. I have so much I should be doing around the house right now since I am home, but it will be good for me to get everything typed out and give everyone an update on life. I know I don’t see family and friends near as often as I’d like to, and you all show us so much love, you deserve to hear what’s going on, too.

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My Kidneys Ate my Quads: My Battle with Rhabdomyolysis

I finally did it. I knew my husband would still be home before leaving for work in the early morning hours, so I slept in my workout gear and woke up bright and early on a Monday morning to attend my very first spin class at the local gym. I wasn’t too nervous, as I […]

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Celebrating Easter

Sleep Deprivation, Tears, Itchy Dresses, Bread Thievery, and Blood.

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Herding Ducks

This one is about me. This one goes deep. Blogging is my therapy.