Okay…so I’ve kind of dropped the ball here. But it’s summer… that’s the excuse I’m going with. I’ve been busy with a kid and packing. First I’ve been super busy on the mommy train…just daily entertaining and dealing with Reid as best as I have been able to. My first week off of mommy duty…… Continue reading It’s been awhile…with updates
Things have been rough. First of all, it’s becoming clear to me that I have no idea how to rest. But I have been reading a ton…so I guess that counts as resting…but I’m sure there has to be more to it. I’m just not sure what else there is. I have to remember…… Continue reading The Chronically Ill Parent
They say laughter is the best medicine…. but is it? Because recently, I’ve been in a lot of pain. I thought something was wrong with my right kidney. Went for a renal ultrasound last Monday and finally got the call yesterday saying nothing was wrong. Along with a serious attitude from my urologist. Gee…thanks. I…… Continue reading Laughter is the best medicine…or is it?
I am finally done with my second semester of grad school! huzzah! But alas… even good things don’t always end on a good note. This past Thursday, the day of my last final exam, I woke up to a terrible pain when I went to the bathroom….a pain that was not my usual IC pain.…… Continue reading Huzzahs all around…just for today.
I finally got over that terrible stomach virus and started my antibiotics (Bactrim) on Wednesday, April 12th. It has not been without issue though. I am a very sensitive being and I do get all the best side effects…. nausea, stomach aches, mild diarrhea. You know all the stuff I just had when I had that…… Continue reading Antibiotics and migraines are all the fun.
The last two weeks have been rough. Reid, Aaron and I have been varying degrees of sick with a terrible stomach virus. It hit the two of them first and took me down last and hardest. Save the best for last??? ehhhh…. I spent this whole week in bed. Now I’m finally up and about.…… Continue reading At least you have your health… oh wait.. no you don’t… my bad.
I have been flying under the radar the past couple weeks. I’ve just been feeling very uninspired to write. It’s not that I have had nothing to say…I have plenty to say. I guess it was more that I was feeling very overwhelmed and emotional. I’ve noticed that since I stopped taking birth control February…… Continue reading A Life without Birth Control: What’s that like?