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Jamee ..

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My name is Jamee and I am a proud YPW (youth pastor’s wife), adoptive mom, blogger, & spoonie. I am also a lover of shopping, flip flops, Disney, & Leroy Jethro Gibbs.  This blog began as an outlet during my journey through infertility which grew to encompass not only... Full Bio
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June Ipsy Bag Review by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness   I am a little late getting this June Ipsy Bag Review up but the travel back and forth to VA slowed things up a smidge! I don’t have too much longer until July’s ... Read on »
The Week-Long Migraine & Hating The Word “Normal” by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I have struggled with migraines for years. Initially we were able to pinpoint that they were primarily triggered by hormonal shifts so I was able to take preventative medi ... Read on »
Keeping My Spunk In Summer by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Living in the South, the heat and humidity make it easy to adopt a “whatever is easiest and coolest” style for the summer. Believe me, there are totally days where I absol ... Read on »
My Turn Being The Spouse, Not Patient: Importance of Caregiver Support by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness   My husband and I are both spoonies. John has been type 1 diabetic since he was 8  years old and has spent every summer for the last 20 years at Camp Carolina ... Read on »
What If We Checked No: Answering The Medical Questionnaire by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today is week 2 of Adoption Month here at A New Kind of Normal! If you missed week 1, you can catch up by checking out my advice on getting started with the adoption ... Read on »
May Ipsy Bag Review! by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness   It is no secret that I may have a slight obsession with makeup and beauty products. In the recent months, it has most definitely intensified and have found myse ... Read on »
Getting Started With Adoption by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness   Before John and I were married, we had a conversation about our dreams of family and parenthood and early on in our courtship we knew we had the desire to adopt ... Read on »
A Frozen Inspired Bedroom & Birthday by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness It is not a secret that we love Frozen in this house. My husband would probably say that I love it even more than Abby. I love music, what can I say?  So when Abby’s birth ... Read on »
A New Direction: Redefining Life With Chronic Pain by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness As I have mentioned 2014 has not been off to the greatest start and honestly I feel like I have spent most of my time passed back and forth between my doctors with on ... Read on »
Reenergized To Fight Against Chronic Illness With A New Look & A Refreshed Spirit by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness If you haven’t noticed, there are some big changes going on around here! After lots of planning the new branding is complete and A New Kind of Normal is getting an overhau ... Read on »
Fighting The Good Fight Against Chronic Illness by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness April did not get off to a great start. The last time I updated, I was in the midst of a double bowel prep for my repeat colonoscopy. The double prep was absolutely mis ... Read on »
My Endometriosis-Specific Ultrasound by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I promise I had no intuition of dropping off the planet the last two weeks nor did I anticipate not finishing out Blogging for Endometriosis the way I had planned. I have ... Read on »
Trying Some New Makeup For Spring! by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Hi, My name is Jamee and I am a beauty product junkie. If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram (which you should of course! Ha!), you might have picked up on my newfo ... Read on »
Am I Crazy? Am I Enough? by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness > Welcome to Week 2 of Blogging for Endometriosis! Can I start off with some amazing news?! The Blogging for Endometriosis fundraiser has raised $100 towards our $250 ... Read on »
Overcoming Self-Consciousness When Battling Endometriosis by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Today kicks off week 1 of the Blogging for Endometriosis Awareness campaign! This week’s post topic is how endometriosis has affected you physically. Linkup will be l ... Read on »
Spoon-Friendly Cleaning With Swiffer by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Meet my 3 dirt producers: In a house with a 4 year old and two dogs that shed a ton, my floors are in constant need of attention. I seriously think I could ... Read on »
Meet Your Endo Sisters! by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Can you believe that March is only 3 days away which means the THIRD annual Blogging for Endometriosis Awareness campaign is kicking off?! I can’t believe it! 3 years ... Read on »
Reclaiming Grace by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness 2014 has been off to a rough start. It seems like it has been one thing after another and the resulting anxiety has been overwhelming. I have struggled with feeling empty ... Read on »
Mission Aborted by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Yesterday I arrived bright and early at the hospital in Charlotte for my colonoscopy and EGD. Having dealt with chronic GI issues over the last several years, this was goi ... Read on »
Bowel Prep Survival Kit by Jamee .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Unfortunately I am scheduled for a repeat colonoscopy & EGD tomorrow which means I get the pleasure of attempting to survive completing a bowel prep.  This will be my 4th ... Read on »