Monthly Archives: February 2016

Out of the mouths of babes

By | February 23, 2016

Coming out of this flare has been fraught with self doubt, self recriminations, self loathing, self self self. It’s impossibly easy to wrap your self with negative emotions and thoughts. We have two boys that are full of mischief and life, each with their own unique talents and strengths. And those boys are often the delivery agents of… Read More »

What do you mean you can’t?

By | February 21, 2016

My family just left, again, without me. I’m used to staying home while they go on errands or shopping, I’m not used to being left behind while they go visiting. Today is Sunday, our normal day to go to my in-laws for cards and dinner. I can’t now, for as long as this flare has literally pulled my… Read More »

Lazarus, part III

By | February 21, 2016

So far you’ve been caught up on two moves, a lot of renovations and two babies. After the surprising arrival of our second son, and the irritating 24 hour stay in the hospital, life settled into a haze. New motherhood is all about recovering from this rather awesome and psychically abrupt change to your body, in addition to… Read More »

Lazarus, part II

By | February 20, 2016

We get down to California without issue, our home in Washington sells, I’m still doing pretty good. Marc and I decide to try for another baby. This is when you realize my brain damage is legit. First try we succeed. Ecstatic, joy, a sudden understanding of the chaos that we’ve just willingly sexed up for. He says that… Read More »

Lazarus, part I

By | February 10, 2016

It’s been a very long time since I’ve posted anything. Life happens while you’re not paying attention whether you like it or not. After two failed IVF attempts, my husband and I gave up on the hope for having children. Four years after the fertility doctor says it would take an act of Congress and a miracle to… Read More »