Category Archives: Single Mother by Choice – SMC

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: 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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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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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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Supposed Tos

I was supposed to have a 2 hour MRI today, but insurance hasn’t authorized it yet. I got the call yesterday that it was postponed another week. I was supposed to pick up some things from the library, but it … Continue reading

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Giant Cookie

I miss my blog and need to just jump in and write again! I have so many things I want to write about but they will take so much energy, something I am severely lacking. It’s also why I haven’t … 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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