Author Archive | Stefanie

Empty-pockets-full-hearts

Empty Pockets, Full Hearts

Ten months ago I quit working my paying job. And now we’re basically poor. Let’s go back a little bit. When my son was born, I took twelve weeks of maternity leave then returned to work for two months before deciding (with my husband) to quit work indefinitely. I just couldn’t get right in my […]

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Life with Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Life With Pelvic Organ Prolapse

What’s ‘pelvic organ prolapse,’ you say? Well, I was in your shoes just over a year ago. I had never really heard the term before, and I certainly didn’t know it could reference a woman who had just given birth. Pelvic Organ Prolapse: the descent or dropping of one or more pelvic organs (uterus, bladder, […]

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Breastfeeding- Tips for your Nips (1)

Breastfeeding: Tips For Your Nips

Breastfeeding (verb): to nurse a baby at the breast. Breastfeeding (adverb): the seemingly never-ending horror that is raw, sore, scabby, bruised, throbbing, spasmodic, aching breasts and nipples. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE breastfeeding. I am fortunate to have been able to exclusively breastfeed my son since birth (with the addition of solid food starting at […]

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Chattanooga Farmers' Markets and CSA Share Programs

Chattanooga Farmers’ Markets and CSA Share Programs

Fresh fruit, veggies, and herbs, oh my! Without farmers, we would have no food in our bellies. What they do, their work in the soil, is imperative to our survival! Luckily for us, Chattanooga has many options when it comes to eating local, supporting our farmers, and building relationships within our community. It’s one of […]

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