Weddings…with Dysautonomia

For those new to our blog, welcome. For those who have been around, thank you for continuing to give this tiny blog a piece of your time. I believe that life is worth reflecting for the purpose of processing and growth. This post is a little heavier (and longer) than the normal positive posts I […]

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[Insert Communication Cliché Here]

As we prepare to move, I find myself slightly saddened. Kyle and I both agree that we have outgrown this loft and are eager for more space. As I pack up tiny mementos, reflecting on these two clashing emotions, the gloomier of the two leaves me curious, wondering. I’ve found that this tiny 692 sq ft loft is […]

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Mother’s Day

Mother's Day flowers

Mother’s Day inevitably makes me think of my own mother. I think back with loving admiration. My mom and I have some unshakeable bond, perhaps from the years spent just her and I. My mother worked three simultaneous jobs to keep me in a good school and put herself through college. She graduated, re-married and then […]

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Fruit Smoothies

carrot juice and banana smoothie

I recently felt well enough to have a quick dinner with a great friend, past roommate, and fellow blogger, Erica, of Founded in Flavor. Yay! Sipping my soup, eyeing Erica’s beautiful and colorful meal, and brainstorming ideas with her brilliantly creative mind got me excited to share a few recipes with you! This near liquid-only […]

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Gift Ideas for Mom

I have a pair of pseudo grandparents that entered my life in early childhood, and lucky for me, never left. The instruction and guidance these two individuals have separately and collectively offered me is something I hope I can find a way to pass down to my children – a sentiment felt just as strongly […]

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Morning Mango Puree

Living in the beautiful Arizona desert, it’s essential to have a handful of refreshing drink recipes on hand. Following yesterday’s appointment with the RD and GI doctor, I felt that even more strongly. I am learning that my body cannot tolerate food the way other bodies can. This means that what is healthy for others […]

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Doritos Fried Chicken and Sibling Rivalry

Our family dynamics are definitely our own. Adler’s Birth Order Theory can only somewhat be applied. I write this with a light-hearted laugh. I am the oldest of three on one side of my family. I am nine years my sister’s senior and eleven years my brother’s senior. Parental instincts are innate. Bossiness is second […]

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