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Risk Factor

Last week, I took my first loading dose of Humira in the hopes of finally putting my ulcerative colitis into remission. I mention this because it’s not the first time I’ve taken Humira. In 2015, before I was pregnant with my daughter, I agreed to go on it. Back then, it was an easy decision […]

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Which type of ROAD TRIP does your family take?

Road trip to Charleston:  Part 1 When my husband had the opportunity again to speak at a conference in Charleston, South Carolina we instantly decided to turn it into a family vacation.  We had taken the family two years ago when he had the opportunity to speak and we had so much fun.  Deciding to […]

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The Secret Life of Boys

Growing up the oldest of three sisters, I was surrounded by everything that was stereotypically “feminine.” We loved to play house, to style our dolls, to put on performances and play dress-up. I was the antithesis of a tomboy – I never really excelled at any sport I played and I usually preferred the company […]

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Mindfulness And Mental Health Awareness Month: Ending The Stigma

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I was inspired to write about mindfulness and mental health. Talking about mental health is unfortunately a highly taboo topic that people shy away from talking about, let alone reaching out if they need help. While it may be uncomfortable at first, being aware of your mental health can […]

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