My kids started school today. First grade for Piers and Kindergarten for Wallace. It's time to put the home front back together. Oh my goodness!! I was gone over the weekend. I drove 8+ hours to visit my college friends. It was wonderful and worth the hassle and all that, but I am spent. Gil … Continue reading Weekend Get-Away, Back-to-School, and My House Exploded
I hadn't planned to post again today, but after flopping a loaf of bread in the bread maker, I found myself sobbing in the bathroom. I am trying to recover from this weekend shit-storm, but all that's happening is that I'm fixating on the train wreck that is my marriage. Piers walked in and asked … Continue reading I Flopped the Bread so the Meltdown Continues
ADHD-Related Family Mishaps -- Gil and the Missing iPhone Hives and the Drugs that Help Me Focus -- Continuing Makes Me Itch and Stopping Cold-Turkey is Plain Wretched Highlights From the Parent/Teacher Conference -- "Piers is Not Handling Frustration Well" More Highlights From the Parent/Teacher Conference -- "Wallace is Very Aware that Babies Often Come … Continue reading Titles That Would Work This Week if I Had the Energy to Expound and Put Words Together for Actual Posts
You guys, I AM SO GROUCHY!! I've been planning to do a follow-up to my last post, specifically to talk about my relationship with Gil. I had made that lovely resolution to kiss him for ten seconds everyday, and as I mentioned, I am failing miserably. I really want to list all the fabulous things … Continue reading Sunday Morning Crashing Down
Do you and your significant other kiss much? I recently ran across an article on the evolution of kissing. Check it out here as well as this one. The first summarizes a recent study from Oxford University examining people’s motivations for kissing new partners. It was once thought that kissing simply played a role in … Continue reading Why Do We Kiss?
I need for life to get back to normal. I'm ready for my sweet children to go back to school. They've been out since the 18th. As I'm typing this and trying to work on some other projects, Wallace, my four-year-old is tying up my rain boot with the cord to the blinds in my … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Get My House Together
Hi friends, it's been too long. Where did the time go? I thought I'd pop in and give you a quick update. The last month has been busy with some exciting ventures on the horizon. I had no plans to stop blogging, but honestly it simply took an accidental backseat to other endeavors. I'm at … Continue reading Hello and Thank You!
Last night Gil and I were in the middle of some much needed coupledom. I’m talking sex, and yes, it had been a while. Because, well, life gets crazy and hectic, and often these meshing together sessions are at the bottom of our to-do list. Things were moving along quite smashingly when Gil’s phone … Continue reading How to Balance Work and Sex
Typically, writing is healing for me, but lately it just feels like one more thing to do. I've been surviving each week by focusing on my kids and staying busy. I just don't want to be still long enough to feel the pain. I'm a big believer in working through difficult situations, but I'm trudging … Continue reading I Hurt Too Much to Blog
Day 6: 40mg Strattera around 11am After finishing the five days of the 20mg sample packet, I moved on to the 40mg. I'm not feeling great -- foggy and drugged. About thirty minutes after taking it, my entire family was annoying me beyond description. This might be a coincidence, but I'm afraid this med might … Continue reading Day 6 — Strattera Update