Menstrual cups! Where have you been all my life?! I *WISH* my mom, sisters, cousins, friends, hell – anybody – had introduced me to the world of menstrual cups when I was learning about and beginning my period. Seriously, if you don’t know about them or haven’t tried them,…

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I am determined to remain happy. To keep steadfast on this journey I entered before pregnancy. Weight loss, running, socializing (outside of my comfort zone at times), self-love, self-acceptance, confidence, happiness, contentment. I want to experience more moments of happiness and joy than not. I want to show Embry if…

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It’s nearly midnight. I’m in bed, Leverage playing on the TV, Embry lying next to me where Chris should be. She’s on her back (rare for her these days), arms up above her head like she used to sleep when she was just a wee babe. Nights have been hard…

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 Robert Lee Wilie – born January 19, 1942 My dad. Daddy. He had been struggling with his health for about a year, worsening in January this year. I should say, though, he’s had somewhat questionable health for a few years. Our concerns continued to depend as time went on, and…

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My bestie, Jamie, and I    left Spokane on Monday (6/13) driving through some summer showers. I didn’t think anything of it, though I should have! Tuesday evening I got a call from Hubs. While he was at work all day, there had been a pretty sizeable storm. We had the…

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Well, we made it. The move was extremely long and hectic, but we’re here. We picked up the moving truck on Wednesday (6/8) and got everything set up to start loading. We decided to go to the Sin City Road Runners group run as our last event – neither of…

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Well, a decision has been made – we’re moving! At the beginning of the year, Hubs’ employer approached him about whether or not he (we) would be interested in relocating to help with a few of the stores. The stores are located in Post Falls, ID – which is just…

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Big Sur International Marathon and 21 Miler “I am so not ready. I am so not ready. I am so not ready.” While making the drive on Friday, I couldn’t help but think to myself how sorely under trained I am for this race. If you’ve been following along, you…

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Found out… I’m Pregnant! Let’s rewind a little first, though… When we first got married (2007), Hubs and I could not wait to have kids. We were young, in love, excited for our future. We didn’t use any means of prevention – though we also weren’t considered to be “actively”…

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12.31.2015 The Resolution Run was held on New Years Eve, a Thursday, at 4PM. It was an odd time to have a race, I thought, but I put in for a half-day off work and registered anyway. Race day arrived, I left work at 12PM and went home to get…

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