Kate’s Birth Story

The weeks leading up to Kate’s birth were particularly hard for me. My anxiety and depression levels were astronomical and on a sad number of occasions there were thoughts and feelings that made me want to give up and stop living. Through the help of warren and LOTS of prayer, we made it through. I’d... Continue Reading →

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Old Origins…

Tiger Stripes and Lemonade. I know it sounds kinda like I threw two random nouns together and called it good, but I actually chose this name specifically and both these things have a meaning. Many women have heard the term "tiger stripes" as slang for the stretch marks women get during and after pregnancy. Although... Continue Reading →

Dear Rexburg

Driving away from Rexburg for the last time in a long time and wishing I could articulate my thoughts and feelings... I want to write a novel of sorts to the time I lived here and the friends I made, but I won't bore everyone with the hundreds of pages and instead will limit it... Continue Reading →

Perspective Deluge

"... you can't have a rainbow without a little rain." Or a lot of it. Life's a bit of a storm, we all have different challenges. The bad bits can seem disastrous in a way that we may feel we will never recover. But rainbows do come. Little reprieves from the turbulence we've withstood. They... Continue Reading →

Come So Far

Nearly three months since my last post. It is no secret that the last few months of pregnancy are tough. And pregnancy after loss adds some extra loads to the third trimester as well. Not only did I face the physical trials of growing girth, extra weight, back issues, sleeping struggles etc. but I also... Continue Reading →

With a Side of Thanks

We're all dished a plate full of problems to go through in this life. Each persons meat is different from the next, but all of us have an array of entrees to chew through. And just like everyone has their food preferences, the challenges we are served can and will affect us all differently. It... Continue Reading →

Today is October 15th

October is a wonderful month full of fun and fall. Halloween is widely loved and celebrated. Breast Cancer awareness is spread and supported... But two years and two months ago, the month gained a new purpose for me. Bringing understanding and support to those who are suffering, grieving, and still breathing through their loss. Today,... Continue Reading →

Bumpdate; Rainbow week 18

One of the purest sources of peace and excitement for me these days; Milestones. Today we reached one milestone that I thought was note worthy and I wanted to share with everyone. Today, Warren was able to feel baby moving from the outside ❤ It took longer this time, understandably, as when there were two... Continue Reading →

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