I have been thinking about my gratitude for science a little more often than I would like to admit. I am so grateful that I live in this day and age. I am grateful that we have made leaps and bounds in our medical advancements. I am grateful that there are crazy people out there to test, fail, test, fail, and every now and then find a solution to a problem. I am so grateful for scientists who want to work with snakes to find a cure to a snake bite. This is all to say, I am so grateful my baby is alive. I may sound slightly dramatic, but it has come to my mind again and again, that if this were 80 years ago, the story wouldn't have ended as well. I keep looking at her little finger that is still swollen, and realizing that she is here because of research and doctors. There are other situations in life where we can imagine that childbirth "may have" killed us, or if we didn't have antibiotics, what would happen. But, I know, that without that antivenin my baby would not be with us now. That has been very humbling for me. I truly feel so blessed to live in this day and age. I have my Elizabeth.
I am a full time momma dedicated to loving my kids and my main squeeze. I'm constantly working to find the balance between my creative efforts and the care and love of my family. I strive for simple beauty in all I create.