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December 12, 2016

12 Things I Learned in My First 12 Months of Motherhood

It's been 12 months since my life changed forever... But I still remember the day like it was yesterday. After seventeen hours of labor with one final push I felt a release as my daughter came into the world. They handed her to me and with shaky hands I kissed her all over her little body. She was my sun, my moon, my stars and I felt a new kind of love spark in my…
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May 4, 2016

10 Things to Make You Smile

1. How every Monday feels http://bestfunnygifs.com/                 2. The cat who became a dog http://bestfunnygifs.com/                 3. This 9 Year Old Girl Singing Frozen's "Let It Go" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8IW1iFJJgI 4. Yawns that are contagious           5. A Bosh high-five                   6. Getting married at 100 years old http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIyTVH_ldHY 7. Fireman…
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October 5, 2014

I Played Hooky from Work & It Revitalized My Soul

"Follow your dreams, to the fields unknown, to where wild flowers sink into the sun. I will meet you there, and we shall dance until the sun rises once again." - Red Deer It had been a long week. In the daytime, I worked on freelance projects, in the night time, I taught yoga or writing workshops. By Friday, I came home after working, teaching, and healing people for over 70 hours. My body had…
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March 20, 2014

Endo Can’t Take My Happy Project: Kate Orman

It's the third week of my #EndoCantTakeMyHappy project and what a great day to think about happiness! Today is International Happy Day, a day celebrated around the world to reclaim happiness. It got me thinking of how many people around the world are struggling and suffering and how spreading joy and happiness - even through little projects like this-  is so important. If you didn't get a chance to read the other two #EndoCantTakeMyHappy stories,…
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March 10, 2014

Endo Can’t Take My Happy Project: Tara Hilton

Tara lives in Newark, Delaware. She was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2006. This is her story. It began with a surgery that left her family in shock. "I was first diagnosed after undergoing surgery to remove two large cysts on each of my ovaries that were discovered in a pelvic ultrasound," explains Tara. "When my gynecologist came out to let my family know how surgery went, she left them with the impression that I was completely full of cancer…
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March 2, 2014

Endo Can’t Take My Happy Project: Zarina

Zarina lives in Jacksonville, Florida. She was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2003. This is her story. "When I was first diagnosed with endometriosis, I was relieved to know the pain wasn't in my head," says Zarina. There was comfort in knowing that her pain was real, that she wasn't just making it up. Every year, women go undiagnosed with endometriosis. When they talk to their doctors, they often leave with more questions. Many doctors, unaware of…
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February 20, 2014

Call for Participants: Endo Can’t Take My Happy Project

This March, women all over the world will come together for the Million Women March for Endometriosis in Washington, DC and in cities around the globe. While I am disappointed that I cannot attend, I can't tell you how happy I am that this march is happening! Endometriosis is a disease that is near and dear to my heart. I was diagnosed (formally) in 2011 and underwent laparoscopic surgery to have the adhesions removed. Since…
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January 10, 2014

Women Speak: A Poem

Women speak With their eyes. Even if they shake their head "yes" And mean "no" You can see it in their smile. You can see it in their gaze. Women speak With a light touch. With a gentle hug, Or a long pause. You can hear them without words. You can hear them with no sounds. Women speak When other women can't. To fight for what is right. To lend a helping hand. You can…
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November 18, 2013

The Ballerina

I was sitting outside a coffee shop this afternoon, when the radio started playing a beautiful song. My mind searched for the name of it and then suddenly I remembered. "Memory" from the Andrew Lolyd Webber musical, Cats. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-L6rEm0rnY It's a song that has a hold on my heart. When I was 10 years old, I was sure I was going to grow up to be a famous ballerina. I practiced several times a week until…
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October 4, 2013

When I’m 94: Secrets to Living a Long and Healthy Life

Paul, John, Ringo, and George sang, "will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm 64?" but nowadays people are living to be 94, 98, 102 years of age. We know this is partially thanks to the powers of modern medicine, but what does it really take to live to be in your 90's? Mom-mom on her 90th birthday. A few years ago, my husband and I lived with his grandmother for…
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