September 2016: Weddings and -ologists Galore!

As predicted at the end of my last post, I did not post at all last month because it was busy. Here is how my month went... First up was the wedding weekend. On a Friday, we traveled from Illinois up to Iowa to attend a wedding on Saturday. We thought my body would behave... Continue Reading →

Am I an Evil Stepmom?

Thanks to Disney, it is well known that stepmoms spend a good chunk of their time formulating plots to ruin their stepdaughter's lives. I am no exception. One night this past winter, I could not sleep (which is to say, it was like every other night). As I lie there, trying to sleep, I began... Continue Reading →

Visit to the Aquarium

Here are some pictures from our visit to the Shedd Aquarium a month and a half ago. Visiting Shedd has been a goal of ours since 2012. We finally realized there possibly may never be a "perfect" time to go in terms of my health; we needed to just go for it! I am proud... Continue Reading →

Honeymooning While Chronically Ill

Thanks to lots of rest, I am finally starting to feel a little bit less rundown, have gotten back in touch with my doctors, and have had energy to work on writing this post about our honeymoon. I'll post wedding photos once those are in. We had 3 days between our wedding and honeymoon. I... Continue Reading →

When people say I look pretty…

I haven't posted in forever! That's because I've had things to do each week and weekend. Typically, my social life is one family event a month, one or two medical visits, and the rest of my energy goes to existing, hanging out at home with Jake, and playing with Emma when she comes. Up until... Continue Reading →

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