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The Official DNI Website!

I am psyched! We have officially launched the Diagnosis Not Identity website. Please go over to diagnosisnotidentity.com and subscribe! Mission Statement Motivating and sharing knowledge to influence the way you live your everyday life; from a Registered Nurse perspective and a Special Needs Mother’s heart. Socials Connect with us: IG: https://www.instagram.com/diagnosisnotidentity/ FB: https://business.facebook.com/diagnosisnotidentity/?ref=your_pages Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/diagnosisnotidentity/ […]

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30 Things I Have Learned In 30 Years

Please check out this post where I list the first 15 things I have learned in 30 years. Just a quick recap: Time flies, Little things matter most, Save, Forgive, You can’t take care of anyone or anything else unless you take care of yourself, Organization will keep you sane, Your negative Nancy and Debby […]

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30 Things I Have Learned In 30 Years

I turned 30 years old this month and I was scared to get to this point. Why? Responsibility! At 30 there is zero to no tolerance for “carelessness”. Or at least that’s what I thought. I am listing 30 things I have learned in my 30 years of existence in no particular order. Here we […]

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Blogging Updates: My Journey

This is a personal blog post. I have not posted in weeks. In fact, this whole month my attention has been shifted towards self-care. What Have I Been Working On? Vacation We visited Bloomington Minnesota! It was just wonderful. We visited Nickelodeon Universe, Minnesota Zoo, The Crayola Experience, Sea Life Aquarium, and great food joints! […]

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Day 2

Meaning of My Business Name Diagnosis Not Identity is the name of my personal blog. It is a business name that I would like to turn into a brand. The significance of this name is very simple. My son was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. The expectations this world has of him, because of his diagnosis, […]

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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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