I could have handled the sinuses. It moving to my chest was to be expected. For me. Everything moves to my chest. I have a great chest, after all. But what I woke up to last Tuesday, the day before my 10-year-anniversary, was a bit much. I woke up for my shower at about 6. [...]
I have been married for 10 years as of today. That is more than 1/3rd of my life. No joke. I’m 30-years-old at the end of this year, but not yet. So my math holds tight. Way back, before Luke was born, when Pat and I were separated and he had just moved out with [...]
“Tomorrow is impossible astronaut day!” Said I to my husband the evening prior, “So if you wake up with tally marks on your arm… It wasn’t me!” Now, be good and pass this on!
What about the wild animals, Karen? It’s a balcony! A really high up balcony! I’ll be fine! Animals climb, Karen, with their claws. That they’ll use to maul you. Then they’ll just have to agree to snuggle. We’ve put the deposit on our cabin. Hot tub on the balcony outside. Jacuzzi inside. Pool table loaded [...]
Sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most to me. Like Pat, Thomas and I getting matching monogrammed stockings for T’s first Christmas. My mom bought them for us. Then gladly bought one for Luke when he entered our life. When Sammy’s turn came mom was happy to purchase again, when I realized they [...]
I spent so long (9 years or so) thinking I wasn’t allowed to have a social life and a work life. How selfish could I possibly be wanting to go out with friends when I’ve already been gone for 40+ hours a week. This is my hang-up. Yes, it gives Pat less off-duty time. But [...]
House Well, we were in contract. Papers were to be signed on the 29th. Keys were to be handed over. Then the bank that was selling, since it was a foreclosure, made a rather large change to the deal, and we said “hell no” and now there is no house. There was a significant amount [...]