Category Archives: dogs

Odin’s reiki story

I had planned to write about endometriosis awareness, since it is March! However, this came out instead; I had moved out and gotten married and I took my two young dogs with me.  I had to leave my rescues, Bella and Odin, with … Continue reading

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Another December loss

As if this time of year isn’t hard enough without our relatives who have passed on, pregnancy losses, and all the commercialization of Christmas. Friday night, she started to cough and breathe very heavily. All week, I knew it was … Continue reading

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Women rock!

We women are powerful! How’s that for a statement? Do you believe it? What was your first response? It should have been YEAH! I know, most of us are so in denial. It’s a challenge for me too. Think about … Continue reading

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Finding the light, part 1

Change happens all the time. Mostly, it’s good. I’ve been in a sort of metamorphosis, but it’s taken 3 years. I will try to explain it. I’m still working on it. I’m also not 100% on what IT is. Three … Continue reading

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I’m doing it! Need some

I have decided that it’s time to start a more inclusive support group for women with invisible illnesses. I know a bunch of women who suffer silently with autoimmune diseases, endometriosis, infertility and other life altering issues. I love that … Continue reading

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Happy Blogaversary to Our Last Embryo

Sunday, February 9th was officially my blogging anniversary (blogaversary?). Thank you to everyone who has been here by my side through one of the hardest years in my life. Writing about everything helped me a lot. It was very good … Continue reading

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What does it mean?

I feel like I’m being tested. Everything that’s been happening lately just gives me a feeling like God or the universe is trying to tell me something. I think I need a change. Or maybe I need to change. I … Continue reading

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Leaving 2013 behind, good riddance

This has been quite a year for everyone. For me, well, it has definitely not been boring. Let me summarize. January, hubby and I were ready to do another FET with our last embryo. We got to my Endo doc … Continue reading

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Pensive day

It’s Christmas morning. I’m sitting on the couch in a pensive mood, while my husband showers and I’m trying to process it all. This surgery and recovery is so different. I’m not sure what to think of it all. I’m … Continue reading

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Farewell my beautiful boy

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was nine and a half years ago, I was working for a veterinarian. I had just gotten my first standard poodle who was a few months old at the time. The girls … Continue reading

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