A New Day In Our Lives

January 13, 2017

Isaiah has been home for a week and although things are definitely different, I haven’t felt too overwhelmed with changes, nor has Grayson I believe. Isaiah is such an easy baby compared to how his older brother was, and I know it can change, but for now, we are enjoying a slow transition into this […]

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Something’s Cooking: Make Meal Times Less Stressful and More Healthy

January 11, 2017

The following is a contributed post as part of a partnership. Thank you for your support!  What can you do to make mealtimes less stressful? Well, there are a few things you might want to consider. For one thing, you need to try to work out how you can improve and boost the experience of […]

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“Fun” Exercise? Get Fit Without Having A Fit

January 9, 2017

The following is a contributed post as part of a partnership. Thank you for your support!  Eurgh, exercise. Even the word is enough to make me stress-eat and pile on 20 pounds. Well, it used to be that way. I’m sure that’s how the prospect of getting up and working out must seem to you […]

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Complete

January 7, 2017

Complete is how I feel at this very moment.  After 3 weeks in the hospital followed by 16 days of Isaiah being in the NICU, I am so happy to tell you all that we are all finally home! We were able to bring Isaiah home yesterday morning and have been soaking up every single […]

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My Mama Heart: Thoughts on the NICU, Postpartum, and Body After Baby

December 28, 2016

It’s been a week since I delivered baby Isaiah and it has been an emotional roller coaster to say the least. As most of you know, I had him six weeks early due to a complication in my pregnancy.  Even though he is healthy and growing fine, he is still just too little to bring […]

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Welcome To Our World Baby Isaiah

December 23, 2016

Oh my, what a few weeks this has been.  But throughout it all, I’d like to introduce you to the incredible outcome we received. He is here!  Isaiah Gabriel Roy, born on 12/21 weighing 4 lbs, 9 oz, 18.5 inches long. I made it to 34 weeks before I had the scariest experience of my […]

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Finding Beauty in Brokenness

December 18, 2016

Well friends, I know you’ve been following me on this uneasy journey through the final weeks of this pregnancy and I wish I could tell you things are going well, but unfortunately, I’m reporting back from the lonely confines of a hospital room where I will probably be stationed until the baby is born. I […]

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On the Go to On the Couch & a Recipe for Raw Fig Bars

December 15, 2016

Thank you all so much for your kind words from my last post.  I am so happy to reveal that I am home and resting “comfortably.”  I say “comfortably” because I can assure you, bed rest with an active 2 year-old doesn’t exist.  It just doesn’t. I was discharged on Tuesday afternoon after the doctor […]

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An Unexpected Scare (Baby Update)

December 12, 2016

Hey Everyone, First, I need to say thank you to all of the comments, texts, emails and messages that some have outpoured over the past few days after seeing what had happened via my Facebook.  For those that may not know, allow me to catch you up on quite a scare we had last week. […]

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Finally Finding the Right Headphones

December 8, 2016

I have a confession to make…. I rarely workout with my music!  I know, it’s pretty much a drag, but the truth behind it is that I have never been able to find headphones that won’t fall out of my ears during my workouts.  I can’t tell you how much of an interruption it is to […]

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