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Post Trauma Fun

So it has been just over two months since TJ was admitted to the hospital. Two months since I saw him lying on the floor after collapsing at Urgent Care.  Two months since I followed the ambulance wondering what was taking … Continue reading

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The Worlds Kids Open for Us

I used to live in a fairly large world.  I lived in a couple of large cities.  I went to college and grad school.  I worked for one of the major advertising firms in the world.  I volunteered and had … Continue reading

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To Be a Woman

So it is International Women’s Day.  I don’t think I ever previously knew such a day existed, but considering the planned Day Without a Woman, it has been on my mind a lot today. I didn’t participate in the Day … Continue reading

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Raising Little Women

If you would have told me ten years ago that I would be raising four little girls one day, I probably would have thrown up. When I’m reminded these days that I’m raising four little girls, the panic sets in. … Continue reading

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The Politics of Listening

I don’t shut up well. I’m horrible at it. I think I might have been born without the physical structure that stops our mouths from moving or our hands from writing when the situation warrants it. I spent years voicing … Continue reading

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Insecurity

I went to Best Buy today to buy a new band for my Apple Watch.  It was a birthday present from my parents, and I had been looking forward to getting it for awhile. I got over to the appropriate … Continue reading

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Grateful For Us

It’s kind of been a rough couple of weeks.  I had just finished running some errands for TH and had finished dropping everyone where they needed to go, and I was in the car with Tessie on my way to … Continue reading

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Bring On 2017!

Every year on New Years, we hear “new year, new you!” It sounds so enticing. After all, a new year is a new start. What could be better than to start off the year as a brand new person… a … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas: Shine Your Light

Have you all seen the video of the little girl with autism singing “Hallelujah?” I don’t normally like the Christmas version so much.  I find the original to be so brilliant that any alteration thereof is a bit distasteful to … Continue reading

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God Bless the Teachers

Mae had her holiday party at school on Monday.  I was feeling wretched.  I was in the middle of one of my GI attacks, and I had just thrown up about an hour before hand.  I was prepared to sit … Continue reading

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