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I don’t like the fact that my last blog post was in March. In this season of life, my greatest challenge is consistency. I joke that the only consistency in my life is that it is inconsistent. What I enjoy most about blogging is the transparency of it all. It’s an opportunity to welcome readers [...]

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There I sat on a one-ply toilet paper lined seat staring at a urine-soaked stick. It was a warm Nebraska summer evening. The kind where the day extends forever. The sunset was the swirliest of orange and yellow mixed with the fading blue sky. It embodied cinematic perfection. It was also the last summer night [...]

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Before this beautiful website you are on right now, my blog existed as a medium to share a glimpse of life as a doctor’s wife. I shared about my faith in God, moments of my family life, my love of fitness, recipes, and travel highlights. These blogs still exist in the archive section. However, something [...]

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Cooking can be an overwhelming life necessity. I’m not sure why though since obviously eating is a basic need. Recipes provide a step by step process in cooking food. Yet, even with cookbooks of glossy finished snap shots of tasty eats, cooking beautiful food from start to finish seemed unattainable. I like to cook for [...]

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While germs are necessary, viruses and sickness are not. Last school year the flu was the worst, but my entire family stayed well. How? Well, prayer is number one. Don’t roll your eyes. I seriously attribute prayer as the number one reason my family stays well. Since “the tongue has the power of life and [...]

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When I think of self-care my go-to list typically includes some form of spa time or retail therapy. However, I’m learning that self-care does not always need to include making an appointment for a service or cost a lot of money. Stillness is a beautiful form of self-care expression. After taking The Enneagram and receiving [...]

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What is my life and why am I such a terrible parent? Upon arrival to San Juan, Puerto Rico, these are the negative thoughts I had to expel from my thought loop. At some point during the three-hour flight, entry to the airport, or arrival at our hotel, one of my three children had a [...]

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"Down in Turks and Caicos, dope boy that's my dress code." This verse in the EDITED version of No New Friends* by DJ Khaled played in the Apple Music section of my brain all flight. On June 1, husband M.D. and I celebrated our anniversary and the entry into the Decades Club! We did this [...]

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Spring break! This year’s spring break marks the kick off of my family’s travel season. We feel incredibly blessed to have enjoyed four days of uninterrupted family time. St. Petersburg, FL served as the backdrop for relaxing, water sports, and good food. First, let’s talk accommodations. We are loyal to a handful of hotel brands. [...]

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“When did you fall in love with Hip-Hop?” This question is interwoven throughout the film Brown Sugar. In a reflective state, I posed a slightly tweaked question to myself. “When did I fall in love with fitness?” I laugh thinking about the time as a fourth grader I woke up at 5:30 AM to go [...]

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