Becoming Us

When it rains, it pours I stared at the pee stick I held in my hand, utterly shocked by the positive sign. A million thoughts ran through my head, from birth to child care, to baby names--all things I didn't need to be thinking about right now, at this moment, when I'd just learned that …

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My body is a champ

About a year and a half ago, we were in the emergency room waiting for me to be seen by fatigued late-night hospital staff. My body had shown signs of infection and needed immediate treatment. I was ordered to be on IV antibiotics (so it could reach me faster and in stronger doses) and told …

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Barcelona, Spain: Pit stop in a city that won’t stop

We have heard so.many.good.things about Barcelona. Some say they could see themselves settling down there. Some say there's just so much to do, you'd have to make several visits. Some say there's such a big skate culture, you gotta check it out (to my sk83r boi husband). So we squeezed in a short trip to …

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