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holy cow, i thought i had a whole nother day!
Tuesday, December 22, 2020      3 comments

i thought my son had school all through tomorrow. today he announces that they're watching Polar Express, getting out early, and officially on vacation. he is so excited that he has been singing and quoting random shows and games, across the who... Read more
why, yes, i would love to take that medication, too!
Thursday, December 17, 2020      3 comments

ok. got a back brace yesterday, so that should help me from moving in ways that slow my progress. YAY! have decided that the universe is telling me that i must learn to relax. getting rid of all my sweet, sweet caffeinated products. good-by... Read more
Friday, December 11, 2020      3 comments

ooook then. woke up Tuesday morning and my back was on strike. it went a bit like this: holy crap, i'm not sure i can get out of bed...yay, i'm sort of mobile! can't believe we actually made it down the stairs -yay! why are you doing this t... Read more
unusual times
Monday, December 07, 2020      2 comments

spent the weekend baking turkeys (they're cheap right now and we have a large freezer), insulating doors and windows and putting up a few decorations. getting together with my in-laws (only) on the 20th, instead of the larger gathering on the 25... Read more
Monday, November 30, 2020      2 comments

all caught up with the calendar challenge and now have a new platform to harass my person -YAY! been having to sit 2 feet from my kid and monitor him (virtual school). hard to get much done. until today! now he has a Chromebook, so i have a... Read more
Goodbye, November!
Sunday, November 29, 2020      2 comments

hmmm....have returned to Spark and hoping to stay this time! burned out hard and took awhile to come back from that and return to responsible adulting. turns out my kid was w-a-a-a-a-a-y behind in school. assignments done, but never turned ... Read more
diving back in, but staying at the shallow end
Thursday, September 10, 2020      5 comments

been a crappy past week or so. hormones and depression. little, unimportant things seeming huge. getting the kid going with virtual classes and waiting tables in the time of Covid has really been playing on my anxiety. coming out the other ... Read more
and it was such a promising morning!
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      5 comments

yeah. today slid into being trash. am i eating my anxiety and emotions? you bet i am! my friend, i am shoving chocolate raspberry mug cake in my (appropriately named) cakehole RIGHT. THIS. SECOND. and earlier i had a mock alfredo. just shoved it... Read more
You guys are AWESOME!
Tuesday, September 01, 2020      5 comments

today has been a bit rough. all-nighter with the kid was amazing. but today, of course, is the aftermath. cranky boy is crankier than usual after one of these things...which is what happens when you attempt to consume pounds of sugar and no real... Read more
night owl
Monday, August 31, 2020      8 comments

three times a year we let our son pull an all-nighter. assuming he accomplishes the tasks set out for him today -tonight is the night! and i am the parent who gets to stay up with him (he's 10)...which is pretty cool, to be honest. pizza and ice... Read more
[insert witty blog title here]
Sunday, August 30, 2020      3 comments

full day of work yesterday and volunteered to come back and work register tonight...because i am a sucker. no, really it's because i love my boss. she's amazing and has always been there for me. i would have had a breakdown AGES ago, if i w... Read more
bloggity blog blog
Friday, August 28, 2020      0 comments

sitting in my car for the next 30 minutes, making sure there is no reaction to my allergy injections. boss is short-staffed, so after this I will run home, do my paranoia prep. and head off to the restaurant. treated myself to (grocery... Read more
i don't wanna b-l-o-o-o-o-o-o-g !
Tuesday, August 25, 2020      9 comments

i have been putting off day 6 of the 21 day beginner challenge, mostly because i do not want to blog, but, also because i've been working long (for me), exhausting (again, for me) shifts over the weekend and dealing with allergies. now, her... Read more