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Cancer: Say The Word, Spread The Word

Cancer sucks. I wish I were more eloquent but: cancer sucks. It has been both my personal and professional experience that not only does it suck, but it’s also a thief! A cancer diagnosis and the associated treatment(s) (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation) can rob one of their energy, their health, their confidence. Relationships and roles change […]

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Over the Bridge and Under the Rainbow: Life on the Other Side of Infertility and Loss

Before I had children, I always thought that conquering infertility would make me feel empowered and strong. I imagined throwing a party with banners explicitly telling infertility what I thought about it. I’d invite my support system and we would throw a party, never looking back again. But it’s not like that. It’s nothing like […]

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I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Infertile

The title of this blog post is a bit of a misnomer, really. Technically, I’m still infertile, even though I’ve given birth to the greatest kid ever. I still have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). I still bear the fresh wounds of miscarriages and failed fertility treatments. And someday I’ll have to face all those demons again […]

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Infertility 101: Hyperprolactinemia

This post is not meant to give medical advice or treatment. All statements are opinions.This week is National Infertility week. My purpose is to share with you my corner of this world. I feel it is important to share about this, since silence is isolating.  My journey started shortly after my husband and I got […]

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Happy Birthday to Us! Let’s treat ourselves by looking back at our top 12 posts of the year.

What an incredible year this has been! Duluth Moms Blog is bursting with pride today on the first anniversary of our launch. We started out small and full of passion about what we wanted to do: bring a sense of togetherness and connection among moms of the Northland. In just a year's time we've grown [...]
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Grief is Eternal

Recently I find myself attending a memorial service for a young man who’s life was cut too short. Music plays serenely in the background as those who knew and loved him gather to honor and celebrate his life. Beautiful poetry is read and speeches are given, a slide show of memories plays in the background […]

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