I wont be working up a sweat for 21 days. Why?

Have you ever wanted a “do over?” Have you lost weight in the past, but now your body isn’t responding to the same schedule and foods you used before? Have you felt that your body just isn’t responding to what you do anymore, no matter how long or hard you work out or what you…

Our Accreta Birth Story.. Dec 2016-Jan 2017

I left off in THIS POST from the End of November 2016– Our story continues with our anticipation for our next appointment down in Salt Lake City, at the UofUHospital with the Accreta team on Dec 21st. December was a rather emotional¬†month… honestly, thats how I think of it.¬† It was LONG, and the weather…

My Accreta/Increta Journey Oct-Nov 2016

I have had SO many thoughts swirling around in my head about how I can document this huge time in my life that literally, had me thinking about life and death and the possibility of losing my baby or possibly my own life. Its surreal to be the one telling this story. I have read…

Pushed off my mental ROCKER at 20 weeks pregnant

My last post, was rather scary. I went over in detail what it was like for me to hemorrhage during pregnancy and endure the scare of thinking you might be miscarrying, dying or in between either of those results. After which incident, I was advised full bed rest to slow the bleed… which worked. I…

Hemorrhage is a scary word…

                      From placenta previa partial, to pelvic rest, to the ER, to the word Hemorrhage, to life threatening, to peace and to the here and now. Monday I encountered all the things horror stories are made of. I had no idea how many women out…

Life is Like Riding a Bike!

While on my bike ride today, I discovered that I really like it! LOL! I had literally built a WALL in my brain that I didn’t like bike riding… and certainly didn’t like it while pulling my 36 lb 3 yr old in a trailer to boot. But that wall is slowly coming down. With…

What? No ovary? Miracle baby? me?

My friends…. You’ve read my last posts in Social media about my pregnancy and some of the ups and downs I’ve been going through.   Well, today I finally got in to see the doc, and get that first ultrasound! Usually I’ve gone in around 8-9 weeks, but due to travel on the doc’s end,…

Don’t Fear Failure

This WAS the story of my life. Finding myself 2,3,5 years later in life STILL struggling with my eating habits. Still struggling with my weight. Still struggling with motherhood. Still struggling financially. Still feeling like if I just got BRAVE and owned up to my struggles and stuck to a plan- no excuses-… I could…