Category Archives: present

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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I set this thing up, from its very conception (note the word choice) to be a gestation.  I gave it an eight-and-a-half-month timeline, with a clear date of when I could expect it to be over.  As I’ve mentioned before, … Continue reading

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This week will be the second time in my life I’ve done some kind of a body cleansing/detox program. The first time was a few weeks after my D&C, because the pregnancy hormones in my body had thrown my whole … Continue reading

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Today in therapy, we were supposed to talk about the impending end of this project, how I feel about it, what it means, what happens next.  Instead, I came in with a migraine (which I still have, five hours later) … 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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Every little thing, is gonna be alright

I have that song stuck in my head, and I don’t even like Bob Marley.  But I’ve been surprising myself today with the thought that maybe, just maybe, I’m going to turn out just fine. First, I was at work, … Continue reading

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