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Weight Loss Surgery is a Go!

September 18, 2017

I officially got approved for weight loss surgery. All in all, it took about two weeks from submission for my insurance to clear me and approve my surgery request. I had the option of scheduling surgery as soon as September 10th due to a…

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Listen Up! Infertility is a Disease

September 11, 2017

This was originally posted at radkitten.nu on April 25, 2017. This being National Infertility Awareness Week, I am of course compelled to write about my experience. Infertility is a life altering diagnosis you live with for the rest of your life. It may not be…

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When You’re Not Parenting

September 2, 2017

There’s a lot of baggage that comes when you’re not parenting but have prepared to be doing so. There’s also a lot of judgment passed about you. People around you want to point out the supposed “perks”: You get to sleep in on the…

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My First Week With a CPAP

August 29, 2017

I’ve officially spent my first week with a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure therapy)! My first appointment with neurology isn’t until the 31st of August, but once I got my results into my portal, and clarified with my bariatric team I would need my CPAP to…

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My In-Lab Sleep Study Experience

August 20, 2017

I recently participated in an in-lab sleep study through the Cleveland Clinic as part of my medical clearance for bariatric surgery. I had previously gone to my GP asking for a possible sleep study due to constant fatigue, but I hadn’t scored high enough…

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Infertility & My Nervous Breakdown

August 16, 2017

I have a dirty little not so secret, secret. It’s something I openly discuss, depending on the situation, if you catch me in person, or have made passing remarks about on Twitter. But not something I blogged about or really spoke about on Facebook. I…

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A Weighty Update

August 10, 2017

With this new blog, I had hinted at some other upcoming big changes. This weighty update is a large part of that. I’ve had a lot of people recently wonder where we are in our infertility timeline. I know I had previously mentioned a…

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PIO Tips & Tricks

August 8, 2017

PIO can be a pain in the butt… literally. But it doesn’t have to be. At least not as bad! Wondering how that is possible? Try my PIO tips & tricks for a pain-free shot. There are lots of rumored ways to make a…

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No Sew Jeans Repair

August 4, 2017

Being that the majority of the population is not blessed with a thigh gap, I assume most people have had the unfortunate chance of ruining their favorite pair of jeans by rubbing out the crotch. This very thing happened recently to my fave pair…

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