The Character Alignment Of My 8-Year-Old

Ok, long conversation at the dinner table between me and the boys regarding good vs bad behavior.“Is throwing your food good or bad?”“Is eating all your veggies before asking for dessert good or bad?”“Is sitting and reading quietly good or bad?”“Is ripping your books good or bad?”“What is something you could do to be good?”“What […]

Christmas Reflections

I have to say, I think so far this has been my favorite Christmas I’ve had in a long time. Going into it, it’s obviously helpful that while I am working, it isn’t retail. There hasn’t been the extra money to do a lot of expensive gifts, but we manage to do really damn well […]

Top 10 Reasons a Tubal Was Better Than a 4th Pregnancy

These are in no certain order. Pregnancy involves months of not being able to sleep on my belly. Tubal? I was on my belly after 4 days. Not only are you encouraged to sleep through the Tubal experience, but it is enforced and  isn’t interrupted every 15 minutes by the need to pee. A tubal […]

A Metric Fuck Ton Of Glitter

I got bored. And when I get bored, I find ways to get unbored. I have various methods for this. These days I aim for healthy ones. Yesterday I was on a various tumbler blog and decided, you know what? I want a tumbler. Within minutes I had decided it would be a page dedicated […]

This Post Is Brought To You By The Letters T M I

As in, no really, this one will be too much information. You’d think that my personal filter would be like, “Dude, it’s TMI don’t post it.”  but by now we all know how that works, or doesn’t work, with me.  So my filter?  Pretty much telling me I posted that warning, and then we’re cool. […]

Over 24 Hours Out

I’m not dying.  But I’m not pain free.  I’m somewhere between with kind of wanting to sleep through all this but unable to.  Mostly because I can only seem to sleep for 2-4 hours at a time.  I’m functional enough to make PB&J sandwiches for the 3yo, but not taking near full responsibility for anyone […]

12 Plus Hours Later.

Got to the hospital at 6.  OR at 7:30.  Was in the OR and alert for like 2 minutes when next thing I knew I was asleep.  I don’t remember any warning and count.  May not have been one.  I don’t care either way.  I didn’t need it. Next thing I knew I was waking […]

Quick Touch of the Base

As of this exact second, it is 5:15Am on December 7th and I have to be at the hospital in 45 minutes. I will send out a tweet later this afternoon or so when I’m out of surgery and capable of tweeting anything close to a complete thought. See you all later!

Pages and Pages and Pages Oh My!

I am no longer linking from here to my personal profiles, with the exception of twitter.  If you want the personal snippets of my life, connect with me there.  Otherwise I have set up pages for the blog on both FB and Google Plus.  You are welcome to join me there!  Facebook is a simple […]

Band Back Together

Great things went on at the band today!  We held a bullying carnival featuring non-stop posts about bullying and it’s effects.  These stories will break your heart!  People of all ages and walks of life had something to say.  And it’s something the world needs to hear! I’ll get you started with my 8-year-old’s (you […]