One Bean Away From Tipping

Beans

Last week on my way to the doctor I found a hidden treasure in the glove box of the Monte Carlo. It was a CD, scratched and weathered from months (years, maybe?) of neglect and case-lessness. Yep, there she lay, as naked as a newborn baby. To atone for my sins, I put it in […]

Pity Party

Happily Ever After

I have spent the last six weeks hovered over a toilet. Pregnancy has not been good to me – it never has been – and these long-anticipated days of summer have been tainted by nausea, discomfort, and a lack of all things alcoholic. Geoff’s working long hours doing construction, Savannah’s teething, and I’m lucky if […]

From: Me, To: You

Beautiful Scar

This week is National Infertility Week. I have never experienced the gut-wrenching pain that must accompany years of trying to conceive, but I have experienced wanting a baby, losing a baby, and resorting to medication in order to make my body do what every female body should do. Is built to do. Because if I […]

Every Thorn Has Its Rose

Rose

Things that matter often hurt. I’ll be honest, I haven’t experienced much emotional pain in my twenty-six years on this earth. I’m lucky, spoiled even. I was raised by a caring family who supports me every way they can. My parents are still married and I’ve never attended a family member’s funeral, not even a […]