Change

12 1/2 years between these two pictures… ⌛️ Sean was almost 6 months old and I had just turned 29. 🎂 In some ways it seems like so long ago and yet I can also remember a lot about what 29 year old me felt like. ♥️ I was adjusting to life as a new […]

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What stories do your family pictures tell? Do they remind you of special times you spent together?   These two were taken only a year apart. 🗓   The one on the left was taken at the happiest place on earth, in August 2015, on our epic family Disney/Universal Vacation! ✈️☀️🌴♥️😆 And yes, Bob and […]

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Then (2003): I had just taken my first BFP (positive pregnancy test)! 👊🏼💜😆 Now (2016): I am mom to three awesome and unique children (a son in 7th grade, a daughter in Heaven since she was born and died in April 2008, and a daughter in 1st grade)! ✌🏼️♥️☺️ Then (2003): I had an expensive private gym […]

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It started with watching American Crime Story: The People Vs. OJ Simpson. The main focus was clearly meant to be on OJ’s innocence or lack there of, as well as racism and police misconduct. However, I kept coming back to the story of how Marcia Clark and Nicole Brown Simpson were portrayed and vilified in […]

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Today is my eleventh Leap Day, which happens to be my lucky number. On my tenth, in 2012, I took a Leap of Faith, I changed the name of my blog, from Four of a Kind to Bereaved and Blessed, and moved it from Blogger to Self-Hosted WordPress, with this/my own URL. We had lived […]

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There’s nothing like a health scare to get you thinking about and looking at life, especially your own body, differently. That was certainly my experience during the five years we struggled with secondary infertility, pregnancy loss, and neonatal death. I often found myself questioning our circumstances. Why me? Why us? Why now? Why isn’t my […]

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