Posts Tagged: Mom

Counting Down

4Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Yeah, so I may be getting a little excited here! I actually made a ticker to count down to my laser surgery and balloon dilation to fix this pesky blockage in my throat! I haven’t made a ticker since the last time I was pregnant, and the fact that I wanted to made me laugh…. Read more »

A Chance to Breathe Again

21Sep2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

A month from today, something magical is going to happen–I will be able to breathe freely again! I wrote a few weeks back about the providentially improbable way I found out why I’d been wheezing and breathless for several years. Idiopathic subglottic stenosis is a narrowing of the trachea just below the vocal cords. So… Read more »

A Most Unlikely Diagnosis

24Aug2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

If you’ve been around me in the past few years, you’ve probably noticed me wheezing. If you’re really close to me, you’ve surely noticed that I’m not as active as I used to be. I don’t go for walks anymore. I’m now one of those annoying people who will drive around five minutes just to… Read more »

A Cup Of Aggravation

23Aug2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

You’ll never convince me that fast food employees deserve $15 an hour. Why? Because interactions like the following are not even remotely rare in my town. Wendy’s is offering their small Frosty for 50 cents at the moment. Money is squeaky-tight, it’s hot as Hades out, and Tuesday is the one day that all three… Read more »

The Road to Healing

8Aug2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In the days following Zach’s motorcycle accident last month, there was a lot of driving between Orlando (where my parents and kids were) and Melbourne (where Zach was hospitalized). The stretch of road we took was so pretty and peaceful. Lots of wide fields and grazing cows, white picket fences and stunning sunsets. Beauty is… Read more »