Monthly Archives: January 2017

The F Word

In our house, the “F” word is Fart.  That was until Christmas day. My husband has a few rules about bad words.  He doesn’t like the kids to say Butt, Fart, or Stupid.  I get it.  Hearing a 5 year … Continue reading

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Miss Spelled

My son once asked me what was the most embarrassing thing to ever happen to me in my entire life.  I gave my answer careful consideration and remembered pretty quickly that time I fell out of my chair during a … Continue reading

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Rebellion

If I were to be completely honest, inside I’m a rebel.  Inside I am tattooed, pierced, my hair is purple, and my feet are adorned with combat boots.  My heart is in the shape of a pulsing fist with middle … Continue reading

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Corporations are Doctors, Too

This blogpost first appeared on new*normal*gal.  This is a great blog about newnormalgal’s journey with breast cancer.  She’s funny and sassy and honest.  While convalescing from surgery, she asked me to fill in for her and this is what I came … Continue reading

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digging ditches

I inhaled deeply and out came the contents of the day in one long breath.  The computers, the patients, the staff, the new EMR system.  All of the problems.  No solutions.  So much frustration.  I just want to quit! I … Continue reading

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Discomfort Zone

The following blogpost first appeared on my friend Bonnie’s blog called edsazebra.  Bonnie is such an amazing spirit, filled with joy and encouragement for others.  She writes about her journey with an incredibly rare disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. I’m doing a … Continue reading

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Wicker for better living

You know what I’ve realized?  Life is not like a Pottery Barn Catalog.  Life isn’t all neatly tucked away in cute little wicker baskets on top of shelves.  It’s not neatly filed in boxes and catalogued with metal tag holders. … Continue reading

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