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Kristi Bauer

Monitoring Appointments

There are so many appointments I have each month. At “high time” I had four out of seven days with a blood draw or ultrasound! Inconvenient but necessary would be how I describe it. Nurses and doctors all in your business, poked, prodded and pushed in an attempt…

Ministry is Hard

This past year of ministry has proven to be challenging. When you work for the church one should not assume it’s all sunshine and rainbows. We live in a broken sinful world filled with hurting people and sometimes things get messy. I serve as the Director of Children…

Kids Everywhere

I work as the director of Children Youth and Family Ministry. This basically means that I am in charge of spiritual development and programming for all ages cradle to grave at my church. A large part of that has to do with working with children. Lining up and finding Sunday…

Menstrual Cycle and Hormone Imbalances

It is crazy to me how much stuff is missed in health class. For those who never embark on the infertility pathway pregnancy seems to be something that just happens. Sure you have some concept that there must be an egg and a sperm but how does the egg come…

Marriage: The Early Years

Adam and I were married in Hutchinson, MN on December 15th 2012. It was cold and half of our guests left after the ceremony since a blizzard was honing in on Hutch. It was a beautiful night with plenty of food and friends. I was still in college at the…

PCOS Part I

When I was in high school I found myself blessed to have really long periods of time without my period (no pun intended). I would go months without bleeding and counted it as a blessing. When my other friends would dread the monthly arrival of aunt flow I was happy…