Category Archives: Milestones

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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Adventures in Redecorating.

In Massachusetts this week, it’s school vacation. Instead of traveling like we usually do, we decided to stay home this week and finally give Owen a Big Kid bedroom. Let me say this now: decorating gives me hives. When I … Continue reading

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Anticipation.

So I start my new job on Monday. I am actually looking forward to it, partly. Mostly I am looking forward to the change in work. It’s a new company and REAL accounting work – the kind of accounting I … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Challenges, Milestones, The Beginning | 2 Comments

A Love Note To My Husband.

Eleven years ago today, I married my husband. That day still remains one of the best days of my life. We’ve been through a lot in the past 11 years – both good and bad. We got SO lucky and … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The First Day of Second Grade.

[As we walk him into the school for the First Day Open House this morning] I don’t understand. Where has the time gone? How is it possible he’s in second grade already? He’s embarrassed to have parents. Already. I thought … Continue reading

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Middle Age(d).

I turn 40 this year. I have to admit: I have mixed feelings about it. A lot of the negative mostly has to do with my appearance in the mirror. I wake up a lot of mornings with these BAGS … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Spring.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** In early April of my freshman year of high school, my band took a trip to northern England for an … Continue reading

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The Last Baby.

On Owen’s birthday, I decided that I’d finally go through ALL the baby stuff we had upstairs and get it ready for donation. I’ve been through what was in the attic before, mind you, and put them into tubs, with … Continue reading

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Catching Up.

Sooooooooooooo. Hai, everyone. Clearly it’s been a while since I’ve carved out the time to write regularly. For a while I had been at least journaling every morning, getting a half hour of writing time in. And then, when work … Continue reading

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Body Image.

Seven years and one day ago, after what felt like a lifetime of fertility treatments and anxiety and fear that we’d never be parents, our son was born. That moment I heard him cry in the operating room… it was, … Continue reading

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