Monthly Archives: July 2013

“We Have No Food In This House”

I hate eating in the summer.  I get just as hungry, but nothing sounds good (except ice cream). Additionally, my teenager is in and out like a marmalade cat, sometimes ravenous and other times so finicky she turns her nose … Continue reading

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STRESS

This morning began with me rubbing my itchy neck as I slowly came into consciousness.  The hives are back. My eyelids are red and puffy and feel like sandpaper, too.  Oh joy. Everyone deals with stress in different ways.  Some … Continue reading

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Under the Influence

My wonderful daughter is having a rough summer. Nothing terrible, but while her friends are lolling at the pool, she’s staring at a computer, slogging away through “Math 3” again.  In Colorado, there’s a lengthy process that must be followed … Continue reading

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Lies I Tell My Dentist

It was my semi-annual cleaning.  As she left the room, the hygienist told the dentist that my gums weren’t bleeding as much as they did last time.  “That’s great,” he smiled.  “Flossing every day now?” Without missing a beat, I … Continue reading

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