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Body Issues

Natural Family Planning (NFP)

A blog of this sort would typically belong on my other site, but since I feel like most people are aware of NFP, it’s a public enough topic to be discussed here. NFP typically is synonymous with “surprise” babies.  Not shockingly, NFP gets a bad rep among most.  Yet, if you’re married in the Catholic … Continue reading »

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The Day Our Life Changed

Written on December 30, 2011 I’m going to be holding this one close to the chest for a while…once we decide to announce this to the world, I’ll make this post public.  For now, it’s just between DH and I. Our lives changed forever today at 3:45 p.m. when I took a pregnancy test. I’d … Continue reading »

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It’s Always All At Once

The statement, “when it rains, it pours” seems to be applicable lately.  Unfortunately, it’s in regard to my health, and at this point, I don’t know what to do. Last March I jacked up my shoulder and neck.  I went to a chiropractor to fix it.  It was feeling pretty good until I went back … Continue reading »

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Good News, Bad News

Some of you may know (and many of you may not know) that in 2008 I was diagnosed with PCOS–Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.  At the time, I was pretty devastated, because I was told that more likely than not, it’s going to be pretty difficult for us to have kids.  I was put on hormonal birth … Continue reading »

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While visiting family for Christmas back in Illinois, my “step-mother” told me that she was thinking about walking the St. Louis half marathon.  She’s done about 4 or 5 half marathons before, and I figured if she was coming to my city to do one, I would do it with her! Now, I figured that … Continue reading »

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I Gotta Get This Off My Chest…

It’s going to be one of those complain-y blogs, so if you don’t want to hear me whine, turn away now.  😛 As you may know, Bally’s is closed.  Bally’s has been closed for over 2 months now, and I’m starting to go insane. There are so many days when I wake up and fall … Continue reading »

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