Category: being mom

well, i did it. i was a big weepy mess, but i did it.

Before you ask, yes, this is about my beloved grandma. Last post about it, I promise. And also: family. And, being brave. My grandma’s funeral was today. It was amazing to see everyone and hear all the ways she touched people’s lives. I learned a bunch of things, actually, that I never knew about the

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throwback thursdays (vol. 14): generosity – in pictures, in blogs, in life. yep.

So, if you’re an actual person reading this blog (which is more rare than you’d think, actually), you may have noticed the decided lack of TBT posts recently. Which is partly because I’ve been a total slacker, and partly because even in 441 posts to date, there are only so many I think are worthy

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thank goodness it’s not awkward or anything.

My baby-daddy got admitted to the hospital last night. It makes me laugh a little to call him that, seeing as we’re both way too old and grown up to have anything like baby-daddies or -mamas. Anyway. He’s got something going on where his immune system is attacking his blood, resulting in extremely low platelet

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throwback thursdays (vol. 4): on boogers. oh, and ovaries too

This is one of my favorites not because it’s written exceptionally well (it’s really not), but because every time I read it, I remember this conversation and how funny it was. My son may not appreciate me sharing this with my own small section of the internet, but, well…we’ll deal with that if it happens.

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my mom. and a psa.

PSA As you may know, I’ve been spending time over the last several weeks moving my downloaded MySpaz blogs here, to my fabulous new blog site. What I didn’t realize is that anyone subscribed to this blog is getting a notification every time I posted one, even though I thought I was being terribly clever in backdating

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sunk

Once again, I missed the the LFB deadline. I have it mostly done. I just don’t have the heart to finish. Instead, I need to tell you about my evening, if you don’t mind listening for a bit. Let me preface this by warning you (as requested after the last sad sob story) that it

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sweet saturday nothings

I have to tell you guys, I really like pickles. I mean, I REALLY like pickles. Dills for sure (hell no to those crappy country-style pickles), like the ones I have right now are Banquet Crunchy Dills by Nalley. Buy one get one free, and as I beleive I have mentioned before this, I am a

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