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So, about this breast cancer diagnosis…

I’ve been thinking about the direction and purpose of my blog in relation to this ¬†breast cancer diagnosis. When I first found out I was pregnant with my daughter, I swore I would not let CoffeeJitters turn into a mommy blog. It took about a month to figure out that idea was a little ridiculous. …

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Dear Gem – Month 11

In two weeks you will be one year old. Today you are walking and have a handful of words in your vocabulary. A year ago I was on bedrest, and still worried you might be born too early. You have always been in a bit of a hurry, even before you were born. I went …

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March of Dimes

My brain stopped working when the words Neonatal Intensive Care Unit came out of the doctors mouth. I sat on the exam table in my paper gown, strapped to monitors spitting out ticker-tapes, and tried to unhear those words. This is not an eventuality for which I had prepared myself. All those nights I stayed …

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