Mitochondrial Disease – Autumn’s Journey

If you're new here, you may want to like my Facebook page or subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Dear Autumn, I can’t imagine your parents surprise and joy when they found out they were pregnant with you, just a year after they had adopted a sibling group of 3! You  must have ...Read More

The Day My Uterus Fell Out

The last two weeks of the blog have been kind of slow – I started a new full-time job, ugh, and I haven’t been feeling 100%. Yeah, I know my blog is about feeling crappy so that would be the perfect time to write, right? Sort of. If I were feeling up ...Read More

Helping Children Cope and Keeping Depression at Bay

    There are two extreme ways some people seem to view life. One says, “Life is long, painful, and we all die in the end.” Wow, that’s a downer. Are you sure you want to keep reading? Well, how’s this? “Life is a sweet, melodious journey filled with love and joy.” ...Read More

Totally Awesome Disney Giveaway

  Are you ready for the happiest giveaway ever? My blogger friends and I have teamed up to bring you a fabulous Disney Giveaway this month. Two lucky winners will receive Disney gift cards that can be used on an upcoming Disney vacation, Disney Store purchase and more!   GIVEAWAY   Prizes: $500 ...Read More

Kids Today Have It So Easy

When the Twin Towers came down on 9/11, I asked myself who would want to bring a child into this world. The next day, I found out I was pregnant. In all honesty, there are still many days I wonder whether or not bringing another human into the world was the right ...Read More

Love Cheese? Love These Healthy Snacks!

It’s not easy being busy – working, blogging and, raising 2 kids, 2 dogs and a husband. My life is full of ingredients! Finding time for myself while still feeding my family is tough, but once you find the right ingredients, everything falls into place!   One of my favorite ingredients? Cheese! ...Read More

Fast, Delicious Comfort Food – Cavatini

  Chirleen must know that I love a recipe that lets me add as much cheese as humanly possible. Trust me, I did. Given everything they’ve been through, it’s no surprise that her recipe is something that can be considered comfort food. It’s fast, easy, inexpensive and DELICIOUS! I made it this ...Read More

Human of the Week – Another New Twist?

  Hey, hey! It’s Saturday! Time for Human of the Week!! FYI, when I type that each week, in my head it is a booming voice with music in the background and an echo, it’s pretty cool. Too bad this wasn’t a radio or TV show. Oh, if it was, I would ...Read More

After StillBirth

  Once Chirleen and Chris buried Caleb, they had to get up the next morning, put one foot in front of the other and continue on. Easier said than done. How does one move on from the loss of a child, one they barely got to know? Chris and Chirleen found comfort ...Read More

A Birth Journey

Each week’s topic brings a new struggle – am I going to get it right? Offer information without seeming like a doctor while communicating the story? Is it interesting? Am I being sensitive enough? Is my humor offensive? This week is no different. It’s the second hardest post I’ve had to write, which ...Read More
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