My Birth Story, Part I: Pregnancy and War

You wouldn't think the two would go together, pregnancy and war, but oh, they do. From the minute I started even thinking my body might be hosting a new life in the near future, I started preparing. I started taking prenatal vitamins 4 months (yes, pretty much right when we got engaged) before the wedding, … Continue reading My Birth Story, Part I: Pregnancy and War


One Year Strong

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RISE&SHINE!!! We've come a long way from sitting on my friend's bed and dreaming up of what this platform would be. I still had the sniffles from an achy heart, and I just knew that it was time to RISE. And also to say bye to blogspot. Blogspot is so.... We walked through … Continue reading One Year Strong