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Chronic Illness + Motherhood

Chronic Illness + Motherhood

I get messages a lot on social media, asking me for advice. Most are from other girls who are struggling with some type of heart arrhythmia, or POTs. The questions range from diagnosing to different treatment options. But the most common question is about motherhood. …

I’m still moving forward.

I’m still moving forward.

It’s been a week and a half since my ablation. Things are 50/50 honestly. Around the house, doing normal tasks, my heart is doing amazing. But when I try to do anything more, my heart goes back into episodes. A few days ago I went…

My reason why.

My reason why.

Sometimes when we are going through hardships, we question- “why?“ I do that a lot. Especially when I am trying my hardest to just make it through one more day. One more episode. One more dizzy spell. One more blood pressure crash. One more heart…

My Next Chance: Surgery Round 3.

My Next Chance: Surgery Round 3.

I haven’t shared much lately on my heart because honestly I haven’t known what to say. I’ve struggled with a heart condition for the last 6 years. It doesn’t get easier, but you become more numb. Numb to the pain. Numb to the understanding that…

Three Years Post Cardiac Catheterization

Three Years Post Cardiac Catheterization

Tomorrow marks three years since I had my first heart surgery. I actually had two that day.  I went in for a heart catheterization, and a hopeful ablation. I left with a heart catheterization, and then a second procedure to implant a loop recorder. Tomorrow…

Things I’ve learned about Motherhood.

Things I’ve learned about Motherhood.

I love being a mama. I always dreamed of motherhood. I never imagined the choices I would have to make in order to carry a child. I never knew how hard just daily life would be keeping up with an [almost] toddler, and my heart.…