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Day 27

Last Time I Cried It has been some time since I cried. I am very thankful for that. I used to spend my days and nights crying and now I cannot remember when the last time I cried was. At my sons birthday I got teary. My husband was talking over the microphone just thanking […]

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Day 25

5 Favorite Blogs Of course I have to feature my own blogs. https://diagnosisnotidentity.blog/2019/01/19/he-has-down-syndrome/ My most popular post by far. My first post! https://diagnosisnotidentity.blog/2019/01/27/home-birth-life-changing/ I gave my heart and soul to this one. Along with great tips and links. https://diagnosisnotidentity.blog/2019/04/02/expect-the-unexpected/ A very motivational blog in my eyes. https://diagnosisnotidentity.blog/2019/02/20/grieving-a-loss/ Not sure if posting this one would get […]

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Day 23

A Difficult Time In My Life There’s definitely plenty. Since our so came into our lives we have been tested multiple times. Our strength, faith and resilience were at the tip of the iceberg. Most difficult time was definitely during the early days of his life. It was difficult for me although I did not […]

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Day 17

What Am I Afraid Of? A better question is “What Am I Not Afraid Of?” The UNKNOWN. I am sure everyone shares this thought. Not knowing is the scariest thing ever! I am very optimistic so I try to not thing of the million and one things that can go wrong. But that is what […]

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Day 16

Favorite Childhood Book Definitely “Love You Forever.” By Robert Munsch. I first heard this book in first grade and there after. I always think about this book when I think of the circle of life. Although the book was intended for to deliver an alternate message, it can be interpreted in multiple ways. This book […]

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My Experience As A Special Needs Parent

My son is turning One this month. What has our first year with Rodrigo Ivan been like? Let’s recap! Rodrigo Iván was diagnosed with Translocation Down Syndrome at 1 week old. Translocation Down Syndrome falls under Trisomy 21 criteria. Meaning, he has an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. The difference here is that the […]

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Post-Partum Depression: Part III

Take a minute to catch up on my Post-Partum Depression series blog posts. Part I here and Part II here! I sent my midwife an email, asking her to meet with me. Unfortunately the communication between mothers and midwives is not quick. I was in a very serious situation and I needed help now! I […]

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Post-Partum Depression: Part II

Him: Are you ok? Me: (Crying) No. Him: What’s Wrong? Me: I don’t know, I just feel sad. Him: Why? Me: I don’t know, I am just not happy. My Husband That night I let all my emotions out. I had been “secretly” dealing with them. I think my husband knew before I did, that […]

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Post-Partum Depression: Part I

Life As mentioned in my previous blog post, Mental Health is an important aspect of our lives. Life can take over and overshadow our health. Acknowledging that you are not in a stable mindset can prevent the domino effect of many mental illnesses. Disclosure It has been a long time coming and trying to find […]

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Grieving A Loss

On May 23rd, 2018 I greeted my newborn baby. I felt excited and happy, rejoicing in Gods blessings. Thanking Him for allowing me to be a mother again. Thanking Him for picking me out of the many women in the world to raise His child. What I Imagined I bought two pairs of newborn onesies […]

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