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Author Archive | Jesse Hartwich

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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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A Resolution of Adventure

Call me cliché, but I’m a shameless resolutioner. I’ve made workout goals, reading goals, nutrition goals, and more. This year I roped my family into one of my three big 2018 resolutions: every month I want to go on a family adventure. It’s so easy to get caught up in day-to-day routines, errands, and chores […]

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Licking Table Legs

A few weeks ago, my family and I were out shopping for my daughter’s first bed (insert bittersweet mom sobs here). It wasn’t going as quickly as planned, but we decided to power through and check the last place on our list. We found the bed we liked, then headed to a Panera in the […]

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Flippin’ Fun with My Mom

This is a flip on your traditional mom post. Instead of the traditions I share as a mom, it’s about a tradition I share with mine. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and over the years my family has had many traditions, from where we celebrate to who we celebrate with to whether or not there […]

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The Anti-Nappers

It’s the weekend (hallelujah!) and my daughter just took a two-hour nap. I am both extremely grateful and mildly annoyed. At 22-months old, I don’t know if this counts as a long nap or not in the parenting world, but for me, it’s seems eternal. See, recently she’s been napping 35-45 minutes and that’s it. […]

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