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Hilarious, Joyful, Medically Complex. Food Allergies, Mito, CHD. Toddler, Tween, Teen. A new adventure every day.

I know Jesus said to help the needy, but…

If you've ever read the Gospels, you probably have noticed that Jesus was BIG on helping those who have needs (physical, financial, spiritual, ect.). If you've read the Bible in general, you'd know that there are clear instructions to put... Continue Reading →

Dear Ivanka, Let’s Talk About the AHCA.

Dear Ivanka, Hi. My name is Kyla. I live in Texas. I am married to a great guy who works in IT and we have three kids, two of whom have medical needs well beyond the typical ear infections and viruses of... Continue Reading →

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story

Today is International Women's Day and it has prompted me to put down in writing something that has been circling in my brain so often lately. I am not a person who cries weekly at This Is Us  (it has only gotten... Continue Reading →

Testify

Yesterday I went to the Capitol in Austin to testify in front of the Senate Finance Committee about proposed cuts to CHIP and Medicaid. I left home about 8am and got home at 10:30pm, and much of the time in... Continue Reading →

Thanks, Obama.

  Hello, my name is Kyla [LastName] and on March 1st, 2008, my children became part of the 1.5 million uninsured Texas children. My daughter had been covered by the [Previous Insurance] Plan which closed its program at the end... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: Puddle Stompin’

             

Week In Review: A wedding, a party, and a birthday!

This past Saturday, my best friend's little sister got married and I was asked to be the photographer. I was happy to help, but I am definitely not a professional photographer so I was pretty anxious going into it. Additionally,... Continue Reading →

Week In Review(ish): It’s a new year. 

It's a new year! 2017! It's the time for resetting goals and making resolutions and choosing words and all sort of fun stuff. I'm not really a resolutions kind of gal, but there are definitely some habits I'd like to... Continue Reading →

Vegan, Allergy-Friendly Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

We got an Instant Pot shortly before Christmas and have used it several times now. It is especially great for time-consuming things like mashed potatoes, because you can go from raw to thoroughly boiled in under ten minutes! However, there... Continue Reading →

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