Praying for the Philippines

I’m blessed to have many sweet and wonderful readers from the Philippines, so I wanted to let you all know that you have many, many prayers coming your way from across the ocean. Our whole church prayed for you at Mass today, and we’ll be continuing to lift you up to the Lord as you… [Continue Reading]

The Facebook-free life

Lately I’ve had a flood of es from friends and acquaintances who are thinking of getting off of , and want to hear my perspective as someone who has never had an account. Joe and I set up a page for Conversion Diary through his account for the convenience of readers who prefer to follow… [Continue Reading]

Indeed, mama knows

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It’s been too long since we’ve talked about an undiscovered gem. Let me remedy that by telling you about a new favorite corner of the internet, a blog called Mama Knows, Honeychild. I have this habit of throwing blogs onto my Feedly account very quickly. I see something that los good, click that little plus… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes Friday

Needless to say, I’m not up for hosting this week, so head on over to Grace’s place for all the 7 Quick Takes fun! Be sure to write a bunch of brilliant and hilarious stuff so that I can read it to distract myself from my post in the NICU while the baby sleeps. I’m… [Continue Reading]

Fun stuff to read while I get stabbed in the neck

I finally talked to the doctor who’s going to do The Insane-O Vein Procedure. Here’s how that went: Doctor: Tell me a bit about your history with clotting. Me: [I tell him about my genetic clotting disorder (Factor II, homozygous), how it’s exacerbated by pregnancy, how I had a deep vein thrombosis in 2006, how… [Continue Reading]