Abundance

The impending New Year always makes me reflective and introspective. A little nostalgic, a little excited for a fresh start. What about you? 2018 has been a year of complicated feelings. There has been so much hope mingled with such devastating disappointment. Happiness colored by heartache. But the thing that this year, this season of …

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I’m not going to have a baby in 2019

We were discussing the pros and cons of the two insurance options our employer provides. Cost, previous experience, stress of choosing new doctors. Neither one was going to cover our fertility treatments moving forward so that wasn't an issue. I really wanted to switch providers because I didn't want to be insured by the one …

Messy Middle

I keep waiting for the happy ending. The triumphant victory of two hard won pink lines that leads to joy with our loved ones and concludes with a gorgeous baby of our own. It hasn't happened yet. We are still in the middle. The messy middle of no. The never ending cycle of grief. The …

Runaway

Did you ever run away from home as a kid? Maybe your feelings were hurt or you got in trouble. Maybe you were overwhelmed by just how big life was when you were so small. It's practically a rite of passage. I asked my mom for a good story about me running away, and I …

Shake Awake

Have you seen The Greatest Showman yet? I loved it.I'm a sucker for a musical, and the music in this movie is fabulous. (Also super proud of my friend Loren who is the singing voice of Jenny Lind!!) Each track is special and the lyrics are powerful. Then you've got these gorgeous sweeping shots, clever …