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The “B” Word

I am prefacing this post with a disclaimer to keep the peace and good vibes flowing around here… I know the topic of breastfeeding is an emotional one and can evoke some pretty strong opinions. I am asking that you be kind in your thoughts, judgements and feedback. I realize that by living my life out […]

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Week 34 Meltdowns

Tonight I had a minor meltdown. It might have been the pregnancy hormones. It might have been that I am in my 8th month of growing a human. It might be that I have an amazingly fulfilling, yet very demanding job. It might be that I am pushing myself to finish up my Master’s before […]

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Week 18 and My Jeans Split

I tend to think mornings are super-duper annoying. That being said, I realize I live in a world where it is frowned upon to ignore people until 10am. To try and combat my loathing for waking up in the morning I came up with a little mantra that I repeat even before I open my eyeholes. […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: Things I have Learned 7 weeks In

If you don’t follow me on Snapchat (um, you should… @dezmelfi) you have probably missed the hilarity that has ensued in my life these past 7 weeks. I decided to put together somethings I have learned thus far, while growing a human. Campbell’s Vegetable soup with alphabits used to be my jam. Like, my JAM. […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: Seeing Heartbeats

There is a heart that is beating inside of me. A heartbeat that isn’t mine. A heartbeat that belongs to a little soul we have named, for now, Baby B. They said if I could see the heartbeat the rate of miscarriage dropped dramatically. I held my breath as the doctor did the usual doctor […]

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