Author Archives: mrsfortner2012

Before Baby Comes Check-List

I’m 16 weeks (4 months) along now and I recently sat down with my boss to discuss my maternity leave plan. After that meeting I started to feel a little panicked. There was so much to do at work before … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Panic

We (Myself, my husband, and all of our family and friends) released a collective sigh of relief once we made it past the terrifying first trimester of pregnancy. I naively expected to be able to sit back, relax and watch my … Continue reading

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Baby Fortner Announcement!

That’s right! We are bringing a person into this world! For those of you that don’t know our history here is a little background. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby since we got married about five … Continue reading

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Project 365: March 2017

During the month of March what I learned most from this exercise is how much time I spend at work. March 1st March 2nd March 3rd March 4th March 5th March 6th March 7th March 8th March 9th March 10th … Continue reading

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Our New Home!… Oops

I have lost count of how many times I have started and restarted this post over the last 7 months. Each time my outlook and feelings on the subject completely changed from the draft before. Seven months ago we sold … Continue reading

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Project 365: Feb 23rd – Feb 28th 2017

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6 days down, 359 to go. So far the hardest part is picking my favorite picture from each day. As you will see below some days I couldn’t choose just one. February 23rd 2017 February 24th 2017 February 25th 2017 … Continue reading

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Project 365: Photography Challenge

Today I turn 29 years old. As my twenties come to an end and I prepare to embark on the adventures that my thirties are sure to bring, I find myself reminiscing more than I do on most birthdays. During my … Continue reading

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Everyday Mental Health

I have always believed that happiness is a choice. Bad things happen to everyone and life sucks sometimes, it is up to each of us to choose to find happiness despite what life hands us. Lately I have been wondering, where … Continue reading

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My Advice: Moving Day!

No one has ever wished they had an excuse to pack up everything they own in boxes and haul them across town, the state or even the country… No One! Moving can be stressful… Trust me I know! We are … Continue reading

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It’s Ok to not be OK

Over the last several months the universe seems to have been against me. I had to focus on keeping my head above water and just trying to get by. I was dealt more than I thought I could handle and I needed … Continue reading

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