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still, it stings

I can’t count the times I’ve stopped whatever I am doing and just think to myself, “It’s okay. It’s okay. It’s okay.” Sometimes I shed a few tears, sometimes I sigh heavily and return to whatever I was doing. It … Continue reading

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the best season of the year!

I love the Christmas season. I love how people smile a little more, laugh a little longer, give a little more & speak more kindly to each other. It’s magic. How wonderful would it be for us all to live … Continue reading

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7 years

Everything can change in an instant. Then there is only ‘before’ and ‘after’… 7 years passes quicker than you think possible. We miss Chad daily and speak of him so often. Sometimes the loss feels so fresh we can’t see … Continue reading

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first day

Today, my girls started a brand new school year. Carys has been excited to see her friends. Cailyn has been so nervous leading up to her middle school debut. I’m happy to report they had a great day and have … Continue reading

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new beginnings

This journey was amazing and so difficult. But it’s finally over! So humbled and proud to walk the stage with some of the best people I’ve ever met. I have accepted a position at a local hospital and will start … Continue reading

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almost finished

In just 12 days, I will be pinned as a graduate nurse. During this journey, I have frequently questioned my sanity and tried to talk myself out of my dreams. It’s been a lot like childbirth. In the middle of … Continue reading

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in 66 days

In 66 days, I will be pinned as a graduate nurse. I am over-the-moon excited, and wildly terrified if I’m being honest, about the direction our lives are taking. And while I’m being honest, I’ll tell you that I have … Continue reading

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supporting grief

I laugh at myself when I think back to the time when I thought I was prepared for this. I actually thought I had prepped myself adequately for grief. And I did. To the best of my ability, at the … Continue reading

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MOMventuring

Mother’s Day is around the corner. Finding this old post made me giggle this morning. I’m so glad I documented so many of these MOMventure moments on my blog(s). I have forgotten how delightfully tired I was then. I am … Continue reading

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celebrating 39

Happy, happy 39th birthday! We’ve celebrated this day seven times now, without you here. I will always celebrate YOU on this day. Always. We love and miss you!

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