I have been neglecting this place, as I have been neglectful in other areas of my life, after receiving some very unexpected news. As it turns out there is a valid reason for the digestive issues I have been having… Surprise! I am pregnant again. And it SUCKS. I was faithfully taking stupid birth control […]
“They” LIED!!!! In almost 40 years of life I have never had pinkeye. My walking Petri dish of a kindergartner decided better late than never, brought it home from school and now I look and feel like someone punched me in the eye. Thanks Layla! Excuse the hair, it has been an AWFUL few weeks!
…because I am BEYOND done. In addition to the crushing pain, debilitating fatigue and diminishing visual capacity, over the past couple of weeks I have encountered the most unpleasant, frustrating and uncomfortable symptom yet: My digestive system has slowed down to almost a complete stop. I will spare you the grisly bathroom details, but understand […]
If you’re like me and have more than one kid, you have probably come to the realization that your kids, although they may have (or not) come from the same mother and father, are NOT the same people. For example, my son is the oldest, and then I have my girls. My son Jayden […]
I know some people like to think they know everything, but it is impossible. My son celebrated his eleventh birthday on October 6th. The night before his birthday I stayed awake for quite some time, marveling at the fact that I have been a mother for over a decade. It wasn’t anything I signed up […]
Just like the rest of America, I have been watching the developments around the country, confused, appalled, amazed, saddened… experiencing a mishmash of emotions as I have tried to commandeer hurricane relief initiatives within my church and watching the shooting in Vegas unfold overnight. At times I find myself wondering, what kind of world are […]
As I was growing up, I was always disgusted by the idea of a man having say over me in any capacity. That was why I typically shunned relationships and marriage. My first relationship in high school was over just as fast as it started because he started making requests of me that didn’t go […]