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Ending my Child-Bearing Chapter and Why I’m Sad about it

Tears definitely welled up in my eyes at my last yearly check-up with my Gynecologist/OB-GYN.  Just like many women all around the world I scheduled my yearly PAP/Breast Exam.  Honestly I hate these appointments, but understand their vital importance.  These appointments can have the tendency to be awkward.  But my Gynecologist/OB-GYN is pretty awesome. So […]

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Bringing a New Baby Home During the Flint Water Crisis

Sometimes I feel like the Flint water crisis stole away my precious memories of bringing my baby home. On August 9, 2016 I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. August Andrew Ollie weighed in at 6 pounds and 11 ounces at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Instead of the dream of bringing my sweet baby home for […]

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