Jessica McClendon

Another Little Turkey

By Jessica McClendon | November 20, 2017

When Thanksgiving rolls around, we are all forced to sit down and reflect on the previous year and our life in general. It is a unique time just to be present. Despite the hustle and bustle of everyday life, not to mention a week’s worth of food prep for this particular holiday, reflection is paramount. […]

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Driving the Struggle Bus

By Jessica McClendon | September 18, 2017

Friends, after quite the blogging hiatus I have managed to find my life preserve, and I think I’m finally bobbing above the water. August to September has felt like one of the longest months of my life.┬áThis post is missing all the bells and whistles. It lacks aesthetics of high resolution photos with perfectly placed […]

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The Eagle Has Landed

By Jessica McClendon | August 27, 2017

Well after two weeks that have been nothing short of a blur, we are making life happen on the West Coast. A cross country flight with six overweight checked luggage bags; three carry-on items, two dogs, and a toddler we finally reached our destination exhausted, but in one piece. Let me quickly give a necessary […]

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By Jessica McClendon | August 14, 2017

I remember, faintly through flashes of sleep deprivation, feeding my newborn in the wee hours of the night and racking my new momma brain wondering if I would ever learn a routine. I would sit with one arm cradling a hungry baby and the other rapidly scouring Pinterest pages to try to get even an […]

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IVF Transfer Complete

By Jessica McClendon | August 7, 2017

The transfer is complete! I am sitting down gathering my thoughts and feelings from these past couple months of IVF as a party of one for lunch at Ruth’s Chris. Yes, I’m celebrating keeping my sanity to this point with everything we have had going on, and I have no shame. I even asked for […]

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IVF : The Scratch

By Jessica McClendon | July 24, 2017

If you are reading this and are not up to date, so far I am over a month out from my egg retrieval. At the very end of May it was scheduled, and then those eight eggs were then sent off for genetic testing. Finally, they are back and ready for transfer, so it’s officially […]

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