Oh baby

Baby girl is here and she’s everything. Two weeks early, we were induced due to preeclampsia…although my blood pressure was perfect, I had some severe swelling, and told the midwife I wasn’t feeling well at all so they did bloodwork and urinalysis and decided the best route was to induce. We were admitted Monday morning,…

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plot twist

In a little over a week I’ll be 43. Forty. Three. In a little over a week I’ll also be going into my third trimester…with my first child. (gasp!) This time last year I was learning that I might be on the autism spectrum. It wasn’t a shock, but it was news. To be honest,…

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without wings

Do you ever hear that a famous person (or regular person) has passed away and figure out how many years older they are than you and then imagine…if you knew you only had THAT many years left…then what? Sometimes it’s 16 or 35, other times it’s 7 or 3. I do this all the time…

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chocolate pancakes

School started back up (in Florida) and pretty soon it will be “Fall”…it will still be 75 degrees, but we’ll all pretend it’s not. We’ll switch from ice tea/coffee to hot pumpkin chai whatevers, ditch the flip flops for boots (short and tall), then change out our chachkis (tiny gourd, anyone?) We tend to be…

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Yes, we are.

Hey, guys, I’m here. Just like you, thinking heavy thoughts about things happening in the U.S. – from caging children, ignoring the true death toll in Puerto Rico, the reckless endangerment and MURDER of journalists, to daily reminders of the gross incompetence and corruption of our elected officials, the forsaking of the weakest among us,…

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