Tag Archives: life

Struggling to get pregnant: My sex ed classes lied to me.

Struggling to get pregnant.

I can’t believe I’m about to drown myself in hormones. If I don’t get pregnant after putting myself through a month long PMS session, I’m giving up. That will literally be the limit of my sanity. For the past year, we’ve been trying to get me pregnant. Every month, my period starts and the disappointment washes over my soul. By… Read more »

How do you handle stress?

handle stress

Ever since I moved to Minnesota, I’ve gained way too much weight. Why? Stress. I’ve always self-medicated using food. A warm chocolate chip cookie always makes me feel better. What do people do to battle stress that isn’t food or booze? No one ever seems to have an answer to this question. Sometimes they say exercise, but how in the… Read more »

Why it’s OK to take a break from blogging

BloggingBreak

If you haven’t noticed, I haven’t been writing…in months. It’s not that I consciously decided to take a break from blogging. The need to write just wasn’t there. I was too busy trying to figure out my career and where the universe needed me. Something I realized, I really do like having a steady paycheck. So, when a great job… Read more »

Earthquakes: Still better than crappy weather

I was born and raised in California. I’ve lived through my fair share of earthquakes both large and small…mostly small. Still, after living in the Midwest for almost a year and a half, I prefer to take my chances with an earthquake rather than a blizzard or thunderstorm. Why? Because in the scheme of things big, disruptive earthquakes are a… Read more »

How do you Independence Day? July 4th it!

One week from today is July 4th. Is it just me or does this feel like the summit of summer? After Independence Day it feels like summer is on the down slope. We are all coasting into fall. Oh the barbeques! In some places they are called cookouts. Whatever you call the gathering of people eating char-grilled meat, it’s a… Read more »

Random thoughts on my 40th birthday

Holy crap, on Sunday I’m going to be 40.  How did that happen?  Seriously. I can barely believe it’s 2014. It still sounds like a year in the future of flying cars and robots.  Actually, I’m kind of happy that cars don’t fly.  Have you seen the way people drive?  Merging still baffles 90% of the population. But, back to… Read more »