An hour as a mother.

I was up a lot during the night last night. I don't think I got very much sleep, and for me, that translates into an increase in anxiety. I have been told by my psychiatrist that sleep is healing for the brain, and I notice that it has a profound impact on my mental state. My ...

#winning

(Warning: This post is not for the faint of heart and is a little gross. Possibly NSFW. You've been warned.) Do you see that photo above? That photo describes the blissful way in which I ended last night. I crept into my daughter's room, as I do each night, wrote her a note to wake up to, kissed ...

I am not judgmental.

Gay Talese: "I see so many possibilities. I see things from so many conflicting point of views. I am not judgmental, which is one of the terrible things about me. I am not judgmental." Lea Thau: "This is the single thing that I love the most about your work, and this is what I try to ...

Februaries Past

Tonight, the snow is falling steadily. I have not changed out of my sweats all day; A ratty old hoody from a ratty old boyfriend that says "University of Southern California" and ankle length pants from Gap Kids. I have experienced a range of emotions today (highlights included:   Paul and Gary finishing their painting work in our ...

In sickness and in health.

We were huddled together, sharing a tiny bed in the ER hallway, as the hospital was so crowded that there were no spare rooms. I was wearing a gown and motorcycle boots and he made a headrest for himself with his coat, so that he could lean against the nurse's station. We couldn't see most ...