My Body is a Traitor

Rotator cuff is screaming at me and has been since January that it is being overused. I tried taking it to the doctor and all she prescribed was NSAIDs and ordered an x-ray which didn't show any bone issues. I took it back in April and said, "Hey, this thing is worse." She sent me…

Never-Ending To-Do Lists

We both had To-Do lists with at least 9 tasks so we cut our phone call short (half an hour as opposed to an hour.) My sister suggested I call her in a few hours to see which of us completed more on our lists. Mine was uber-long today since it's the last day of…

Guess What I Got For Mother’s Day

NO! I didn't get a razor as a Mother's Day gift.I did, however, manage to get a shower in semi-hot water with enough time to actually mow BOTH of my legs. HOW did I do this, you may inquire?  It was simple.I showered before all four of the kids got up. I made sure that…

Is That Like a ‘Contact High?’

With two teenage boys in the apartment at the same time, our home is experiencing hormonal overload. Damn that pituitary gland! There are fights and arguments and threats and yelling and shoving and pushing and throwing stuff and swearing and more. I am quite sick of the fact that we don't have a backyard to…

It Might Be About That Time

I was standing in the kitchen making my awesomeChicken and Vegetable Pasta with Bashamel Saucetoday when a rare breeze blew through the windows.I felt something touching the back of my leg just above my ankles. Fearing it was a red ant (our kitchenis FULL of them this summer), I immediately droppedmy spoon and started smacking the…