Tad, Jehvana, and Carly share their stories

Episode 17: My Family’s Surrogate, a Veterinary Cardiologist in Hong Kong, and a Husband who Works in DR Congo — Jehvana, Maxie and Tad

You and Me and Everyone We Know is an audio diary made by everyday people living through the Covid-19 pandemic, and in today’s episode, we hear from the woman who carried my babies through pregnancy – our surrogate! We also hear from a veterinary cardiologist in Hong Kong, and Carly interviews her husband Tad who’s working with Eastern Congo Initiative on their Covid19 response… and making the most out of his evacuation from Rwanda by making cookies. Press play below to listen to the latest episode (or find it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play Music, and Stitcher): You and Me and Everyone We Know ·…

What I’ve Seen

I can’t sleep. I’m supposed to get up in 4.5 hours to take the long, 9 hour drive to Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement, but JET LAG. Usually I try to calm my brain. I use a sleep meditation podcast,or I find a mantra (I like “It’s ok to just rest. It’s ok to just rest. No, really, it’s ok to just rest.”). Tonight I tried walking through my house in my mind. My husband and I bought our first house a year and a half ago, and I’ve never loved a house more. I love the sunlight in our bedroom…