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A Marriage Worth Fighting For

He is Hispanic, I am Caucasian.  He is from Panama, I am from the U.S.  He is Catholic, I am Protestant.  He bleeds blue, I bleed green. His vote cancelled out mine in the last election.   Could you find two more different people?

Despite it all, maybe even BECAUSE of it all, we have been married over ten years, and I love him with all of my heart. Continue reading “A Marriage Worth Fighting For”

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Mariah’s Lasting Gift

Today would have been her due date, July 27, 2012.

On Thanksgiving Day 2011 I found out I was pregnant. By Monday morning I knew something was seriously wrong. My husband held me as he told me that we were not going to cry, we still had a baby today, we would pray and trust God. That night as I laid in bed watching T.V. I placed my hand on my stomach – I was still a mommy, if even just for one night. Continue reading “Mariah’s Lasting Gift”

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Best Pregnancy Ever – Tales from the Trenches

Preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, miscarriages, NICU stays, bed-rest, overdosed twice by hospital staff . . . I have had my share of pregnancy complications. It may seem odd that the poster child of what you DON’T want to have happen during pregnancy is writing this blog post. But I have learned a thing or two along the way, and even though this pregnancy is no easier than previous ones, it is the best pregnancy ever! Continue reading “Best Pregnancy Ever – Tales from the Trenches”