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Skin and Bones

That's me in the red shirt with my mom and step-dad in Florida in 1996. I was 22 years old and weighed 72 lbs. We flew there to see a doctor—as a last-ditch effort to save my life. It all started four years ... Read more »

Good Enough

My father was a craftsman in every sense of the word. Whether he was restoring a Victorian home or building an outhouse in the Maine woods, he always did everything "just right."  His corners were square, he never missed a detail, and ... Read more »

The Hidden Beauty of Grief

Little A loved waving hello. Her chubby little arm would shoot out with fingers outstretched whenever she'd see us. Even our dog Zola would get an enthusiastic wave whenever they'd cross paths. Waving goodbye, on the other hand, was a different ... Read more »

Making Room for Everything: A Foster Care Story

May is National Foster Care Month—something I didn't know until I became a foster parent. There was a lot that I didn't know before September 19, 2017. That was the day I picked up Little A from the hospital. I met the social ... Read more »

How to Choose Food That’s Right for You

Ever hear this nutrition advice? "Avoid carbs!" "Eat whole grains!" "Go vegan!" "Eat meat!" "Trim that fat!" "Eat more fat!" "Cook your food" "Go Raw!" It's no wonder these polarized opinions create such confusion, anxiety, and overwhelm. Don't get me wrong, there are some ... Read more »
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