Decorative Quilting with my new machine

Since we moved to Orange County last year I’ve been really fortunate to become friends with several of my new colleagues. When I was interviewing at different clinics I immediately fell in love with my current clinic because of the people. There are lots of “mamas” in my clinic and everyone is super friendly. ColleaguesRead more

N-Acetylcysteine and Lupus

Despite my New Year’s Resolutions, my lupus has been more active lately. I’ve been feeling very fatigued (although it’s hard to determine how much is due to being a working mama and how much is due to lupus). I’ve also had mouth sores, pericarditis and joint pains. My blood tests confirmed my suspicions and when IRead more

2017: Helping Lupus Through Healthy Lifestyle

It’s officially 2017: My house is quiet (which is a rare occurrence when living with a 2 year old and a 3 year old), and I’m enjoying ringing in the new year under a very cozy quilt. In fact, it’s the first quilt I ever made (circa junior high in the early 1990’s). Thinking backRead more

Meet Teegan!

This post is WAY overdue. But that’s because things have been busy. In a really good way.  There are only a few things about Teegan’s birth that resemble Mila’s, otherwise, it was entirely different. As for the similarities– Both times my labor started with my water breaking (this only happens in about 10% of births), andRead more