Author Archives: Karen

I Stand for Women’s Health.

(Fair warning: This post is about women’s health issues. Accordingly, it talks about female reproductive health. If you’re squeamish about this kind of stuff, feel free to click away.) I’ve been struggling, emotionally, the past few months. Even with regular … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Insomniac.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** For a couple years now, I’ve had periods of insomnia here and there. Worst was during the summer a couple … Continue reading

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Attachment.

Our oven, which is built into a wall in our kitchen, stopped working a few weeks ago; it would run and run and never get hot. I called a GE repair person, who came today. It’s fixable, but it will … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Snow Days.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** Old Man Winter decided to show up last week, in the form of what feels like nonstop snow since last … Continue reading

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Saturation and Self-Care.

sat·u·ra·tion saCHəˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun the state or process that occurs when no more of something can be absorbed, combined with, or added. the degree or extent to which something is dissolved or absorbed compared with the maximum possible, usually expressed as … Continue reading

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#Microblog Mondays: Kicking The Caffeine.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** As surprising as it still is to me to say that I sometimes struggle with anxiety (I swear, I was … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Words.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** I promised in one of my posts that I rarely talk politics on this blog, and I’m holding to that … Continue reading

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Do It Anyway.

I think what scares me the most about TIME right now is how quickly it is flowing. It started when Owen was born, and the days were long with sleep deprivation and anxiety.. but then the weeks seemed to fly … Continue reading

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The Not Enough Demons. (Or: Why I Need Hope.)

I woke up Not Enough this morning. Well, maybe it’s truer to say that I went to bed Not Enough last night. Sleep doesn’t erase Not Enough; instead it seems to amplify it. And so I woke up this morning, … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Cultivating Hope.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I just discovered this Washington Post article, even though it’s been out for a few weeks. In it, a DC-area … Continue reading

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