Birth Trauma Survivor and Maternal Health Advocate

The Wedding Planner: Part Three

Christine’s life was just beginning to unravel. She was about to embark on a journey that no one could have foreseen. During the time she worked for us, there was no indication that there was anything amiss in her personal life. Here are the emails we exchanged after I found out that our wedding was…

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The Wedding Planner: Part Two

Our wedding took place on Saturday February 28th,2009 at 6:30 in the evening, so we had all day to get ready. Like many brides (at least the crazy ones I had been watching on television for the past year), I had prepared a detailed timeline and schedule that was to be followed with military-like precision….

"It is the habit of faith, when she is praying, to use pleas. Mere prayer sayers, who do not pray at all, forget to argue with God; but those who prevail bring forth their reasons and their strong arguments." Charles H. Spurgeon

About an hour into the surgery, Dr. B emerged from the side room where people had gathered to watch Dr. Richmond attempt to save my life. Dr. B came over to me and picked up my hand. “You are doing great,” he said. “I am?” I asked. “Yes. The surgery is going very well so…


Since my “debut” on *“Get Your Gown”  back in 2008, I have been approached several times to do a TV show. (Hint, hint). I was am an old school TV bride, when the bride’s were scared to go the show and didn’t really try out for it. Back when women wanted this moment to be…