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Note: this post contains some frank details of the birthing process. Not insanely graphic, but there’s no way of getting around how we all end up in this world. So, if that kind of stuff bothers you, might want to skip this post! Nothing like the adventure of giving birth! We are now in the

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Some things about this pregnancy business haven’t surprised me, like the fact that I have been able to successfully learn to fall asleep on my side. (I figured it would come eventually!) Some things have surprised me, like the fact that getting dressed requires intentional focus, otherwise there would be serious tipping over. One thing

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It’s been over five years since Steve and I decided it was time to start our family.¬†Five long years of doctor’s offices, medications, tests, surgery to remove endometriosis, and waiting. So much waiting. Last year or maybe even the year before, our church spent some time talking about God’s promises. One of the things we

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A crisp, sunny September day. Over 200 women gathered to go for a 3.1-mile run together. Pink and sparklies fill the crowd. Friends to share the experience with. I thoroughly enjoyed the Girls Night Out All-Female 5K in downtown Kokomo yesterday. I picked that race for a few reasons: 1. Proximity: It was nice and

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Yesterday, I did something I never did before. I went for a run with no running app, no GPS, not even checking the clock as I left the car. I literally had no idea how far or how long I was running; I had only the experience of running that route a number of times