Oh baby

Baby girl is here and she’s everything. Two weeks early, we were induced due to preeclampsia…although my blood pressure was perfect, I had some severe swelling, and told the midwife I wasn’t feeling well at all so they did bloodwork and urinalysis and decided the best route was to induce. We were admitted Monday morning,…

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grounded

This post is about energy, our connection to the Earth and how we might heal ourselves by strengthening that connection. When I say healing I’m talking about restoring ourselves to a state of improved wellness not ditching conventional medicine and professional medical care (i.e. take your meds, get your check-ups). How we think about our…

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love you more

It’s a beautiful day here in Northeast Florida. We’ve been cleaning house and getting things done. All the windows are open and there’s a breeze fluffing up the curtains. The cat is mesmerized, the dog is napping on the couch and I just ate my lunch; a bowl of quinoa, black beans, scallions, mushrooms, tomatoes,…

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let the rain fall

It’s been a very stormy day, I woke up to thunder and heavy rain and was glad. I like it when the weather matches my mood. Sometimes it seems like we’re rushed through our sadness or, worse, encouraged to ignore it altogether. Isn’t it better, though, to recognize our sadness for what it is? Sadness…

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dark wings

My Father was intelligent and funny, he played guitar for us and sang. He took my sister and I on adventures through the woods to hunt for berry bushes and pick apples. He’d build a fire in the backyard and we’d make “toast on a stick” or “potatoes on a stick”…any food you can burn…

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