Monthly Archives: May 2009

In sickness and in health, a letter to my husband

Dear Jared, I know this is hard for you. I know watching your wife struggle with some mysterious thing that you cannot see is confusing and frustrating and not something you could have ever planned for when you asked a … Continue reading

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Who remembers when I was funny?

I used to be funny. Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll tell you.  I was funny.  I may have been crude and abrasive, but damn it, I was funny. I hate coming to this blog right now because the … Continue reading

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OH. The consequences of personal blogging.

I’ve been writing on this blog for almost three years.  It has always been a personal blog – more personal than most, I’ve been told.  But it wasn’t until recently that I understood why so many people were baffled by … Continue reading

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My pilates instructor has a bigger ass than me.

I think it should be a rule that your exercise instructor should look better than you. I mean, I don’t care if she doesn’t have great hair or a pretty face – I’m not completely shallow.  But it seems to … Continue reading

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When Happiness Means Not Blogging. Or Using Periods.

On Sunday I was going to write a funny post about how Hilly and I spent Saturday pretending to be supermodels. I was going to show you pictures of our light guy and write funny things on the pictures like … Continue reading

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So I went to see the endocrinologist today…

I had my appointment with the endocrinologist today. I got a call a few days ago that there was an earlier appointment open and, thanks be to Avitable, I was able to take the morning off work and take advantage … Continue reading

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And next Dell will pat me on the behind and tell me to buy myself something pretty.

Thursday’s Child sent this twitter: “Women Bloggers: Have you seen this yet? I thought you’d find it particularly delicious. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/30709961″ Hey, I’m a woman blogger!  So I checked out the link. Apparently, yet another marketing company is trying to figure … Continue reading

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On Parenting and Dance Parties in Living Rooms

I don’t know if other mothers do this, but I’m constantly thinking about how my children will remember their childhoods. We’ll be in the middle of our lives, and suddenly I see it all as a snapshot.  I look at … Continue reading

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Because looking at pictures of people you don’t know is blogging at it’s best.

The other day on twitter I informed the Internets that I was finally working through all of the pictures from my Dad’s visit to Florida a couple weeks ago. Because that is the kind of interesting information I like to … Continue reading

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His and Hers

It was early Saturday morning and no one in the house had really started moving yet.  I was in my pajamas, enjoying my morning coffee and making shopping plans on the phone with Hilly and Faiqa. Emma came bursting out … Continue reading

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