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Protected: The Last Week

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The Meaning of This

I want to write. It feels good and helps me process things. I just don’t know what to write about or how to really get back on here and make it consistent in a way that works for me. I … Continue reading

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Talking to Myself

When I started this blog, almost 10 years ago, I did so as a place I could hash out my thoughts and ideas. I could have kept a private journal but figured maybe I would connect with other single parents … Continue reading

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Bedtime

I’ve always been pretty good at a bedtime routine for Wallace. And pre kid, which was pretty much pre internet in my pocket, I was good at my own bedtime routine. I loved snuggling up with my cat and reading … Continue reading

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Fatigue

Watch the TED talk or the movie Unrest by Jennifer Brea. It’s hard but it’s a glimpse into what I deal with and more people need to be aware of the severity of ME/CFS. Or even that it’s a real … Continue reading

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Lead Poisoning is Real

I finally found a decent picture of the vintage army trunk that poisoned myself as a teen and my baby (now 7). I purchased it from a flea market to keep my records in and someone before me had painted … Continue reading

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Lead in Corelle Dishes

This is a huge deal! I am the one who wrote to Corelle. Of course they stopped replying to me once this was published, but the truth is out. I was lead poisoned and so was Wallace (both by a … Continue reading

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Me Update

I haven’t been on here much and can’t recall what I last wrote about and what details I shared. In November I was diagnosed with chiari malformation and told I should have decompression surgery. I was originally scheduled for mid … Continue reading

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This Post Is About My Hair

I haven’t shaved my head since before we moved in late October. Partly because I have been busy. Partly because the new place doesn’t have a working outlet in the bathroom. Partly because it’s cold in Michigan. Partly because leaning … Continue reading

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Still Standing

Image from @how.u.feeling If you ask me how I am, I don’t know if you want to hear the truth or just reassurance that I am still trucking along. I don’t want to seem like I’m whining and I don’t … Continue reading

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