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Me? A Writer?

          KeAnne straddles the world of IT and marketing at large university.  After work, she can be found chasing her 3-year-old son, herding cats (literally), attempting to read and watching the Food Network obsessively with her … Continue reading

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I’m not here today. Instead, you can find me HERE. I’ve written a guest post on motherhood for my bloggy friend Courtenay , who happens to have twins of her own! You can find her on twitter at @IaSoupMama. Please be … Continue reading

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Her Words Wooed Me Back to Writing

Please welcome Kir, who is finally a wife after decades of dating, a mommy to twins after years of battling infertility and a writer after filling a mountain of notebooks with her stories. She gives a voice to infertility, fibromyalgia and … Continue reading

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Rockin’ the Baby

I couldn’t resist linking up with Shell of Things I Can’t Say for this meme about babies. It’s no secret that we struggled with infertility and it took lots of Clomid, IUI, and finally two rounds of IVF before we … Continue reading

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In Vitro Fertilization, My Hero

It’s a chilly March morning in 2005 as I wait for you to become mine. Overland Park Regional’s exam room is so cold that my teeth won’t stop chattering and the hair on my arms stands straight up, a forest of fuzz. Shivering in only a scratchy short-sleeved hospital … Continue reading

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Red Writing Hood: Let Go

It’s been a long time as I’ve been too intimidated. But today I’m nervously linking up again with the Red Dress Blog. My assignment: write a piece (fiction or non-fiction) inspired by a song. It can be any song of your choosing. If … Continue reading

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Motherhood: It Ain’t That Easy, or, My Eggs Are Too Old and No One Wants ‘Em

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about all the moms out there who aren’t yet moms, but who are desperate to be. They are moms in their minds, but not in the official sense. These women have been suffering through fertility treatments, … Continue reading

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Happy Go Lucky—and Remembering Those Ducks

Yesterday I was doing some shopping for Shortmama’s Spring Swap, and of course I also found a little something for myself–an inspiring set of earrings from one of my favorite stores, Stuff. I love Stuff because it features the work of local artists, … Continue reading

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I remember

Until Bird by Bird arrives, I’m using a Leslea Newman book on writing to get me started. One of her first suggestions is to start with the phrase, “I remember.” Just write out whatever comes to mind, and start over … Continue reading

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my ducks

About this time every year I recall my ducks, who befriended me in the spring of 2005. There were two of them, a male and a female. They only ever visited me together. In March of 2005 I began my … Continue reading

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