Month: May 2017

5 Simple Steps to Stay in the Moment

This post is coming to you one-handed. My arm is stuck under a sleeping human. I dare not move it. It is so rare for him to be in such restful slumber during daylight hours. Not going to lie, it hurts. Blood flow has been stifled and his sweet angelic…

A Mother’s Love: Happy Mother’s Day

My Mother’s Day Story Mother’s Day 2014 will forever be ingrained in my memory. It was the day I found out I was joining the mother’s club. Upon looking at the positive test, my heart started to race. We were trying, but I wasn’t prepared for…

The New Normal

Pain as a new normal  It doesn’t take long for pain to become your new normal. It doesn’t really get less, you just get used to it being there. I only have a temporary condition. For those of you unfamiliar with my previous post, I was…

Should We Allow Straight Ticket Voting?

Straight ticket voting is the pushing of a button that allows someone to vote downballot for one single party. There is a bill currently going through the Texas Legislature to repeal this straight party voting (HB 25). You can read some more about the bill and statistics…

A Late, Late Night

Pain. Searing pain shooting through my lower abdomen. The onset of symptoms was slow up until this point. I had been having back and hip pains accompanied by cramping for almost a week, but I had assumed something was out of alignment. Nope. Waves of incredible…