The conference is over. I’m in my hotel room after the last day of maternal PKU mentor training. My baby is asleep. It is a beautiful night in the beautiful city of Indianapolis. My heart is just filled with gratitude for being able to have this experience. First of all, a huge shout out goes… Continue reading NPKUA Conference
How is everyone’s summer going? Down here in Arizona we are surviving the three digit temperatures by being creative with indoor play (did you know couch cushions can entertain two little girls for hours?) and by going out of town a lot. 🙂 So far we’ve had a family reunion in southern Utah, a California… Continue reading To Indianapolis!
Our daughter was born August 11 around 9:00 pm. I had a wonderful un-medicated birth experience. She was 7 lb 10 oz. She felt so small to me! You forget how small babies are. She is so precious and we are happy she’s here. Elena loves her baby sister but definitely also needs a lot… Continue reading Baby Abigail
I announced on the facebook page a while back that we are expecting baby # 2 this August! Just thought I’d post some pictures and an update here on the blog. We are excited to be having another GIRL! Good thing my husband loves girls. 🙂 And we hope to have a boy or two… Continue reading 2nd Pregnancy Going Smoothly
This Saturday I went to an awesome event hosted by my PKU clinic at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, sponsored by BioMarin Pharmeceutical Inc. It was held in a cooking studio called AndyFood. There were a couple presentations followed by a cooking workshop by Chef Andy Broder. I learned some interesting things, got inspired about cooking and met… Continue reading Creative Cooking for PKU Families Event
Going off diet, getting back on, and why she’s staying there For my first guest post, I am happy to share the inspiring story of Tiffany Partridge. Thank you so much Tiffany for being willing to share! Here is her story in her own words: As far back as I can remember I knew I… Continue reading Tiffany’s Story
My experience with maternal PKU and some thoughts on motherhood Sometimes it takes someone asking questions to get your thoughts out. Well, Amanda Cosburn has been asking for stories. I sent her mine and she asked for more details on my pregnancy. This is my answer. It’s not necessarily very organized, it’s just a collection… Continue reading A Pregnancy Story