Category Archives: family

Understanding and acceptance

If things had worked out differently, my baby would be two today. Incidentally, my maternal grandfather would be 98 today.  I never met him, either. But things didn’t work out differently.  I lost that pregnancy on account of a blighted … Continue reading

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Bookends

A week after I started this blog, I went to Disneyland with Dawn and her family.  Yesterday, a week before I’ll be ending this blog, I went to Disneyland with Dawn and her family. This may not seem that special, … Continue reading

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Harsh truths, part 1 of 2

I’ve had this article hanging out in my piles of papers for months now – maybe even longer, according to the date my mom printed it for me: 11/19/2008.  It’s a Redbook article that was featured on WebMD: “8 Things … Continue reading

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Friday night

I’ve got some good stuff ahead of me. See, I happen to be shacking up with a man whose entire family was born in the month of April – or at least it seems that way, judging by the amount … Continue reading

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The dinner party

Last night I mentioned that we were having a bunch of friends over for dinner.  “A bunch of friends” really only meant two other couples, who had met each other once, briefly, and whose connection to each other is only … Continue reading

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Hate the wait; love the now

It appears I’ve forgotten a big part of what I’m doing here. Lately, I’ve gotten so caught up in hating the wait – which was already a given, from the very first day I started writing made the decision not … Continue reading

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Something a little more comfortable

This afternoon, after the zoo, after lunch, after my therapy appointment, Doug and I picked up his sisters from school and went to his mom’s house for dinner.  Not wanting to sit around on Doug’s mom’s couch after I’d just spent an … Continue reading

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