Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hopeful Parents

I’m over at Hopeful Parents today. Hoping to be a better mother to my son. *It’s come to my attention that the HP site is not loading this piece properly. It takes a minute or two but it eventually comes … Continue reading

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Girls Who Read

This video was brought to my attention by Laura E. Goodin, Cafe Poet at Yours and Owls a hip little coffee shop in Wollongong. Laura is the coolest. She does cool stuff. She’s a great writer and a great teacher. … Continue reading

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That I Would be Good

I was listening to a podcast podcast recently of Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith’s radio show. He was interviewing Alanis Morissette. I wasn’t really into her when she hit it big in the 90’s. I think the full force of her … Continue reading

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Le Roy, NY Teens/PANDAS?

Press Release: LE ROY, NY TEENS: UPDATE FROM DR. TRIFILETTI Ramsey, NJ — February 22, 2012 — Rosario Trifiletti, MD issued the following statement today regarding the teens he is treating in Le Roy, NY. National attention was drawn to … Continue reading

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Yoga Releases Trauma

When Riley was about eight months old, I signed up for a 12 week session of yoga. We were living in Illinois, I knew no one. I needed to get out of the house. I wanted to get back in … Continue reading

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If You’re Thinking of Beginning a Yoga Practice

I took my first yoga class in 1998 as an elective when I was in nursing school. Twice a week, I was mandated to be on a mat, for 1.5 hours. Pure heaven for a stressed out student. I have … Continue reading

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Day 11

I got my hair cut yesterday. I got it chopped. Like, it was down mid-back and now it’s not even past my shoulders. I went in, thinking I was getting a trim. And then, right as she was starting to … Continue reading

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Together, 24/7

What is something in your life that you have an attachment to that is somewhat limiting your vitality? This was our question to ponder at last night’s 40 Days weekly meeting. Mine is that I am the only person in … Continue reading

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Whitney’s Dead. I’m assuming it was drug related…

During the twenty-fifth and final season of her epic talk show, Oprah interviewed Whitney Houston. For Whitney, it was a “comeback” type of thing. For the Oprah show, it was a “big get.” During the interview, Whitney sat there, pretending … Continue reading

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I’m a little loopy after IVIG, but Seth…he’s fine.

Seth had his third IVIG infusion today and it went well. Todd made sure to get the morning off so he was there for moral support. We went at a slower rate, and even had to slow that down when I … Continue reading

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40 Days

This is how it happens to me. I have an inkling. Some little voice, tapping at me. Do it. I try to talk myself out of it. A million reasons why it isn’t “the time.” Then I find myself on … Continue reading

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Meaningful Jewelry for your Valentine

There is still time to get the woman in your life beautiful affordable jewelry from artist/designer Zoey March before Valentine’s Day. Zoey is a dear friend of mine from my DC days. But you should only order her jewelry if your … Continue reading

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Do No Harm (Phenergan IV Push)

Since Seth’s bad reaction to his IVIG I have tried to get in contact with the doctor who ordered it. He was not there the day of the reaction. Another doctor was on call. I wanted to make sure he … Continue reading

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Pinterest and the Law of Attraction

Pinterest. You kind of have to do it to really understand it. Basically you can take whatever images appeal to you and post them to different boards(of your creation), and categorize the boards anyway you want, and create really cool … Continue reading

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I love me some Cory Booker

He’s intelligent. He’s elegant. In my book he 100% cancels out Jersey Shore. Civil rights. They’re for everyone.  

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