Anxiety, Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Repeat After Me: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

First published October 15th, 2018 When I was a first-time new mommy, I thought I had to breastfeed in order to be a good mom. I read all the books, took all the vitamins, did everything I was supposed to in pregnancy to help create this new little life that I could not wait to meet.… Continue reading Repeat After Me: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Menopause, Uncategorized

My Blood Sucks

  Recently, I decided that in addition to making me better on the inside via therapy, I also wanted to find a new doctor. I liked my old doctor but it was near impossible to get in for an appointment, their email system was awful, and honestly, she was a pill pusher. Every time I… Continue reading My Blood Sucks

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Anxiety, Life, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood

I’m In Therapy

    I feel so Seinfeld, so Mad About You, so oh I don't know, Diane Keaton movie about living in New York City and having a mysterious and very interesting life, right now. Remember when going to therapy meant you were rich? Or lived in the big city? Or were a nutjob? It doesn't… Continue reading I’m In Therapy

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Favorite Things, Humor, Link Party

Green Doors Can Heal You

  In 2013, we had a burgundy front door.     That looked like hell because 13 years of wear and tear will do that to a door. Or to a mom. DID I SAY THAT OUT LOUD? So I decided that I was going to paint it myself. Our house color is boring white… Continue reading Green Doors Can Heal You

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Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Menopause, Nonsense

I Got Inside The Breakfast Club High School and Lived to Tell

  Last week I did something out of character for me all thanks to my husband, risk taker that he is. So on day one of my birthday week last Monday, Mike and I took the day off to have a date day as he was leaving on a business trip the following day for… Continue reading I Got Inside The Breakfast Club High School and Lived to Tell