Meet Lexi My CHD Hero

Meet Lexi... She is my Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Hero!   She was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot when she was around 4-5 months old in my tummy. She was a tiny baby that did not want to grow so the doctor decided to bring her into the world a few weeks early.    At 4 pounds and 12 ounces she was the cutest baby in the entire world. Sadly, she was born with more issues that were not related to her heart so she had to stay an extra 2 weeks in the NICU until she started to gain … [Read more...]

Oh Dear GOD What Did I Just Sit On

I am the type of person that is constantly rushing, moving and not always paying attention to my surroundings. It is a very bad habit that has caused me to step on puppies, run into 'short people' (aka toddlers), literally run into walls and a lot of other preventable accidents. Saturday afternoon was no different; actually it was a little different. Oh wait, who am I kidding, Saturday was A LOT different!Saturday I was wrapping up orders from my Sassy Bratz business. I had ribbon, product, … [Read more...]

She Will Take the Lady Diana Hair Cut

These are the words I heard from my mother from the age of 6 to around 9 years old. When I was 5 years old I had long beautiful hair; I was so cute.I suppose my hair got too long and my mom got too busy with brushing out my knots that she made the decision that tending to my hair daily was not something she wanted to do anymore. From the moment her decision was made the instructions for the hair cutting lady was 'Give her the Lady Diana cut.'; aka a boy haircut..Obviously by looking at this … [Read more...]

Skin Color Envy

Yes, I know you are darker than me, you don't have to put your arm up against mine to prove it. Growing up I had 'skin color envy'. It was bad and I let it rule my life, mainly in my teenage years. If you know me, you know I am white. I don't necessarily mean 'white' as in Caucasian, I mean I am WHITE! I am so white that I have been compared to Casper the friendly ghost and people have needed to put on sunglasses when I have my legs exposed.  I am so white that I … [Read more...]

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