Author Archive | Erin Martin

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When Your Plan Doesn’t Go According to Plan: A Journey to Motherhood

Everyone has their own birth story. Sometimes they have an elaborate birth plan. Occasionally everything goes according to that plan, but most times, we are forced to make last-minute, sometimes life-altering decisions that were not part of the grand plan. In my birth story, those last-minute decisions opened a Pandora’s box of feelings: self-doubt, inadequacy, […]

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The Year of ME was Worth the Wait

“The most important journey you will take in your life will usually be the one of self-transformation. Often, this is the scariest because it requires the greatest changes in your life” – Shannon L. Alder I never knew how true these words would ring until 2019 became the year of ME. Not just me, but […]

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Bringing Home (fur) Baby #3

At the age of 36, I became a dog person. I didn’t mean for it to happen. It just happened. I was strictly a cat person my entire life. I can’t remember a time when there wasn’t at least one furry feline in my household. Cats are just so self sufficient and small and loveable. […]

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Bye Felicia…Take Your Cancer With You

Meet Michelle. On May 15, 2019 at the age of 35 years old she was diagnosed with Stage 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC) with the classification of Triple Negative Breast Cancer. This form of breast cancer is unfortunately one of the more aggressive forms. From the first day of her diagnosis, Michelle has been determined […]

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