Monthly Archives: January 2016

MicroBlog Monday: Pointless

Today was Wallace’s follow up with the physiatrist we saw back in September. Absolutely nothing was done during this appointment. He refuses to look into causes of the low muscle tone and lack of reflexes. He refuses to refer us … Continue reading

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Behavior Change Project

For Child Psych, I have to come up with an undesirable behavior to help Wallace change. Wallace is in a really good place right now (especially since I have been so much better on my Chinese herbs) and I honestly … Continue reading

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Love Is

The weight of my child asleep in my arms. All the hugs and kisses, even when they are more like body slams and licks. Laughter at our inside jokes and made up songs. Morning snuggles in bed. Quality time doing … Continue reading

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Today

It’s been a good day. I’ve gotten things done. I haven’t had any big upset to my plans or emotional rollercoasters. My child had a pretty good day and I remained unruffled when it wasn’t. But, I could really use … Continue reading

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Diapers for Flint

Has everyone heard that Flint, Michigan has water that caused the lead pipes to leach? This is causing rashes, illness, and lead contamination. A lot of flint is below the poverty line and the city has been through a lot. … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Micro Craft

By micro craft, I don’t mean tiny. I just mean fast and simple! This was so simple that I did it while I cooked noodles and carrots for dinner. I found this project about 5 years ago. Yesterday, I was … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed

Three classes is more than I can do. I am only a week in and I am not keeping up. I haven’t even started looking at my statistics work beyond the Syllabus and stuff. I think I need to put … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: The Name Game

In order to start selling my adorable upcycled baby outfits online, I have to set up a virtual store. For that I need a name. It doesn’t have to say anything about clothes or babies or upcycled t-shirts. It just … Continue reading

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We Do What We Can

I met a mom named Kim in the RV group I joined. We hit it off and started talking on chat about our babies, our plans, and our lives. Like me, she’s trying to get to the Portland area, and … Continue reading

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A Wrench in the Works

I was all set to leave my baby overnight for the first time and head to Chicago next week. It was finally going to be my trial date for my size year old worker’s comp case. My lawyer had call … Continue reading

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