Lameless… or Less Lame

September 5, 2013

I know you probably haven’t been sleeping well, wondering what’s going on with my knee so I’ll tell you. Todd drove me to my appointment where I first saw the Physician’s Assistant. She pushed and pulled and I didn’t hit her. Surely I should get some points for that. I limped across the hall for…

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September 3, 2013

I am lame. I’m not kidding. I really am lame. I’ve been ignoring the pain and stiffness in my left knee for a couple of years little while now, thinking I just needed to work it out. Today I worked it out. I worked it out as I was turning a corner at the preschool.…

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I’m Still Around

August 31, 2013

Holiest of molies! Today marks the end of August and my last post was at the beginning of July. I promised myself I would never again go a whole calendar month without posting because, well, I don’t know why. But since I promised myself and I don’t like to go back on my promises, unless…

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Let’s Do This!

July 4, 2013

You see, it’s like this. Todd and I have been talking about getting healthy for a while. Last year I did Weight Watchers for a bit and was fairly successful for the time I was actually on the plan. Once I fell off the wagon, however, I just laid there and watched it roll away.…

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A Happy June

June 29, 2013

June has been quite a month. A great month, really. From really close to the very beginning. I think I’ll tell you about it. The first week of the month it became much too apparent that we needed a new washer and dryer. I was running the spin cycle a couple times, sometimes up to…

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No Control

June 6, 2013

I am so tired. Not just tired, but face-numb tired. I’m paying for my night of debauchery. That’s what happens when Todd’s out of town and Katie’s at a banquet. I get wild. Since it was just me for dinner I got lazy. You know how sometimes you’re hungry, but you don’t want to actually…

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Pre-Clean Pickup

June 1, 2013

I should be cleaning my house. Picking up the insane clutter that is threatening to overwhelm. It’s particularly bad right now due to several factors. I have too much stuff and I don’t know what to do with it. I want to be organized. I want to be organized really bad. But I’m not. We’ve…

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If You’ve Ever…

May 30, 2013

… had to read with your child for school – this link is for you. … been told the night before a big project is due that, well, a big project is due – this link is for you. … had to dress your kid up in some kind of a costume for school –…

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May 28, 2013

Katie’s high school graduation is in a little over two weeks. What an exciting time for the kids. Twelve years of mandated school is finally behind them. Some will go on to get jobs and some will go on for further education. Some may not have any idea at all what they’re going to do.…

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Todd the Carpenter

May 25, 2013

When I first met Todd nearly 30 years ago he lived in a postage stamp sized studio apartment. Inside the apartment was a sofa bed, a large trunk, a dresser (in the closet which was in the “kitchen”) and an entertainment unit. He had made the dresser and the entertainment unit when he was in…

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