It’s Complicated

So this pregnancy is bringing up lots of questions. You are an inquisitive people. I like that about you. The most asked questions are about the shots, specifically why I have to move them around and if Mike can give them to me. I have to move them around because of a few reasons. The…

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So Far Away

Heather and I had been dating less than a year when we took a trip to Chicago in 2003 to check out the Windy City and catch the USC/Notre Dame football game. We had a great time and pledged to return one day, but we never could have imagined the circumstances that would eventually bring…

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Back To The Land Of California

We’re back from Chicago and I am exhausted. It was a really good, but emotional, weekend. I met so many people but I know I missed so many others. It’s impossible to meet everyone you want to when there are 1,400 people in one place, but it’s still a bit of a bummer. I want…

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My Kind Of Town

At this time last year I wrote a post about Mike and I going away for the weekend. At the time, I was too shy to say I was going to a blogging conference. This year, I am not. I’m going to BlogHer in Chicago. Mike is going to Chicago, too, although he won’t be…

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My Best Shot

So as I’ve mentioned in the past, I have a clotting disorder called Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome. In really simple terms, it means my body’s immune system “attacks” its own clotting mechanism. It’s exacerbated by pregnancy, so I have to take an anti-coagulant, or blood thinner. When I was first diagnosed, I just assumed the treatment…

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