Everyday Life, Health

Saying Goodbye

Grandparents are the foundation of our foundation, yet we don't often have the opportunity to get to know them.  They watch us grow, sometimes from a distance and they give us little nuggets of wisdom from time to time, but as a child or even an adolescent, we don't take full advantage of this experience.… Continue reading Saying Goodbye

Everyday Life, Health

Life Happens

Some things are too personal to share, but then I think about all the women who may feel isolated in their pain and I feel compelled to share my story.  The whole point of this is to normalize infertility and the struggle some experience in their attempt to start a family.  With this in mind,… Continue reading Life Happens

Everyday Life, Health

Centenarian

During our winter vacation, we made our way back to my hometown to see friends, meet new babies and celebrate my grandfather's 100th birthday! My grandfather was born in 1916, one of 11 children.  He server in the US Navy during WWII and worked at the Pentagon until he retired in the mid 1960's.  During… Continue reading Centenarian

Everyday Life, Health

Unexpected Travel

I wasn't planning to travel for the 4th of July, but it seems as though I'll be heading up to Canada.  This trip is a bit bittersweet - my Uncle is going in for chemo in the middle of July, so I'm taking this opportunity to visit with him and the family.I guess I should… Continue reading Unexpected Travel