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  • JROrtega

    Pregnancy grief loss.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    Let's get this out of the way. No, I'm not pregnant. (insert "haha" here.) But I did just finish reading an article on CNN Health about families who conceive once again after the loss of a child. You can read ...

  • JROrtega

    A 'waist' of time.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    One of my latest articles, Battle of the Bulge, takes a look at Victoria in comparison to Corpus Christi, our closest big city neighbor and well, just that, a BIG city. It was voted the fattest city not only in ...

  • JROrtega

    One Year Anniversary.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I still remember the feeling of my heart inching its way up into my throat. I took those final steps up the stairs of the Victoria Advocate dressed in a khaki pant, and salmon-colored shirt for my first full-time job. ...

  • JROrtega

    Rain rain go away? No, stay here!

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I find myself turning every couple of minutes and looking at my editor's window. I can see rain slipping down the glass panel. Finally. For those of you who don't know, I can be a bit psychotic when it comes ...

  • JROrtega

    Furthering my education for the betterment of Victoria.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    Great news for me and for Victoria. I learned today that I was accepted into a fellowship I had applied for early last week. The Robert C. Maynard Institute has a multimedia editing program that I have heard is very ...