The day that I found out that I was expecting was one of the happiest days of my life. However, during my 5th week of pregnancy, that excitement turned into anxiety. That’s when my body began rejecting all food and water. The first time I became sick, I spit up all over my clothes and car seats after a massage. From there, I struggled to keep anything down and lost 8 pounds in one week. My husband and I soon realized that this was more than morning sickness. And we were right – it was hyperemesis gravidarum.
Archives for January 2021
There is No Shame in Evolving
I don’t know if there was a child who loved Jesus with more passion than I did. Growing up in a Christian home, attending Christian schools and essentially living at my church on the weekend meant that I was fully engrossed in what I was taught from an early age. Singing, learning scripture, and serving others to lift up the cause of Christ as a child was a real joy for me.
What I Left in 2020 to Become a Better Me
The year of our Lord 2020 was quite the doozy. We had no idea what we were getting ourselves into when we counted down then joyously shared “Happy New Year!” greetings with friends and family on December 31st, 2019.