Breast cancer wasn’t a personal issue for me until my sister, Andra, was diagnosed in 2008 with stage 2 breast cancer.
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Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would sit down to write this post. Actually, I used to dream about it, but I let that dream go and became content with my reality — that I would only have one child. Shortly after my son turned four, I purged just about all of […]
Being my own harshest critic, I’m convinced the only memories my kids will have are of me yelling. As a result, I feel I can never play with them or love on them enough to make up for it. So instead, I avoid trying and stuff down more guilt and shame. All or nothing.
On the outside, most people would never know. I get up each morning, get myself and my child dressed, take my child to school, and then go to work. I’m a reliable, hard-working employee. I work hard to be the best mom and wife that I can be. But, I have depression and anxiety.
When expecting my daughter, I wondered if she’d inherit my green eyes and creativity. I didn’t think much, however, about the traits I hoped she and I would not share. As luck and genetics would have it, we’re both big worry warts. My heart sinks every time she wrings her hands and bites the inside […]
Ever wondered how much plastic surgery costs? Or what questions you should ask during a consultation? Or what in the heck is the difference between a mini and a full tummy tuck? Dr. Emily Kirby has the answers!!!
Everyone says it takes a village to raise a child. My village is filled with people I never asked for. Doctors. Therapists. Nurses. Durable Medical Equipment reps. Nursing supervisors. Schedulers. Pharmacists. Dieticians. Respiratory therapists. Orthotists. Surgeons. Mobility equipment reps. Insurance case managers.