Category Archives: Parenting

Hike It

We live near a small nature preserve and used to regularly visit it for hikes and classes. The classes were canceled due to the pandemic and hikes weren’t going to happen because my left leg has been declining in function … Continue reading

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Protected: Chapter Books

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Protected: The Last Week

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Birthday!

Last year, Wallace’s birthday party was delayed due to him and me being sick with something. I was told it was influenza A but it lasted me many weeks and I was very easily fatigued. So maybe it wasn’t the … Continue reading

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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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My Mug Cake Recipe

I started getting into making mug cakes when Wallace was a baby. I’ve tried many versions I found online that met various food needs I’ve had over the years. I’ve finally settled on a recipe of my own that is … Continue reading

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YouTube Update

After getting diagnosed with Chiari Malformation in November of 2019, I started a YouTube channel. It’s called Brain Squeeze! I was searching for firsthand experiences on there and there just weren’t many. Because my surgery was postponed twice, there are … 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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Book Tracking

I decided, over a month in, that I should keep track of the books I read for the year. It’s been many years since I’ve done it and not only is it nice to look back on, but with my … 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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