Danny

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Sober
Queer single papa
Non-binary birther
Storyteller
Speaker

My Journey...

Pain, and Relief. Grief, and Gratitude.

What do you do when what you want is vastly different than what you need? Or when what you need to do brings you much needed relief, but also with it, pain and grief? I want to take a moment to talk about what I’d do, while it’s weighing heavy on my heart. You see,…
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The Birth of a Dream

Ok,  a lot of you probably noticed that I didn’t share Wilder’s birth story on my blog yet, like I had planned. It’s mostly ready to go, it’s my heart that isn’t. I thought that I too was ready, but when I sat down to publish it here I heard my grandmother yell, “STOP!” And…
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Healing from Vaginal Tears

Now, let’s talk about the healing process. My main goal in sharing this is to help lessen fear, not increase it.   But before we do, I don’t want to sugar coat things. Yes, my baby quite literally split my yaya right open when I shot them through the burning ring of fire, and even…
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Tearing During Childbirth

I want to take a moment to talk about a topic that I have yet to since giving birth, and that was tearing while giving birth. Below are photos that I have never shown and include some pretty graphic images and blood, just as warning. While giving birth to Wilder, I tore and ended up…
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It Was Positive!

It was positive. I knew it would be, but it was REALLY positive and it hit me just how far along I was. Eight weeks to be exact, which I found out the next week at my first OB apt. When I walked out of the bathroom and told Kristie, both of us stood in…
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A Birth and a Sacred Story

I’ve held onto most of this sacred story for a year now, holding it like the newborn it was.  Just as you too, were once my newborn. Something that feels so long ago and yet I can feel your warm, squishy body being placed on mine as if it were just seconds ago. I’m still…
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Meet Danny

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I thrive and survive in this world through connecting with myself, with others, both human and animal, and with mother nature. I believe we're all connected and that simply showing up as our authentic selves and doing the next right thing is how we can live the most purpose fulfilled life.