Category Archives: Day-to-Day

Today was A Day

By | March 18, 2016

The last year has been really hard on me physically. Between the stress and the move and the flare and and and… It’s been full and my health has taken a nose dive. It’s been… interesting… adjusting to not being able to walk suddenly. I always expected a gradual progression, not a sudden abrupt complete removal. That’s a… Read More »

Plague City

By | March 18, 2016

Alex brought home yet another cold from Kindergarten. I’m pretty sure this is the same cold that has been in the school for the past four months but because everyone sends their kids in while sick it’s been mutating and getting passed back and forth. Ping pong style. If I had been channeling my inner Cassandra, it would… Read More »

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 »