I have been thinking about writing this post for some time, however, given that some IRL friends (who know both my husband and I) read this, I’ve struggled with what and how much to share. I am who I am, which means I am direct and honest. This isn’t only about me, so I’ll try […]
I decided against trying to take Baby G to a 90 minute psychiatry appointment and opted to see my primary care physician first. There are a number of reasons for this but chief among them is that she could get me in quickly, she knows me, she has my medical and medication history, and the […]
I’m Italian and a Taurus and physically I’ve always run hot. I’m the one who goes out in winter without a wrap or a jacket and in short or no sleeves. I remember, as a child, my grandma always telling me to put a sweater on or I’d catch “a death of a chill”, but […]
I have spent the majority of my life feeling betrayed by or disliking my body. My body has been battered by serious injuries (broke my femur in 2 places in the accident, broke my right arm falling off my bike, cut my chin open hitting a curb on my bike and flying over the handlebars, […]
Thanks in large part to the comments here and to two well timed visits from local friends, I made it through the five days without my husband and older son. It was far rougher than I thought it would be which is part of the reason I reacted so strongly. In addition to having no […]
Adjectives I would use to describe myself in terms of my approach to life: resourceful, level-headed, pragmatic, dependable, even-keeled. I was completely caught off-guard with my runaway emotions yesterday. And, while I am feeling slightly better today (as in I have not cried, I feel in charge of my emotions instead of the other way […]
My first post partum, post c-section, post breast feeding period started a month ago. It came on slow, and, given I’d barely stopped bleeding from my c-section, the ending of one melded into the beginning of the other. It was light and watery and more annoying than anything.