Monthly Archives: March 2011

Little monkey

Howdy, friends. I knew this day would come. But there was no way I was really ready. Jack is 2 years, 7 months old. He was so far behind in all his little skills for so long, I just kind … Continue reading

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Sisters, part 2

Howdy, friends. My beloved sister Pam came to visit this past weekend. I haven’t seen her since this summer, when she visited while I was pregnant with Genevieve. It was so, so good to see her. Pam is 11 years … Continue reading

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On injuries

Howdy, friends. Don’t worry, I am not currently injured. I shouldn’t even type that for fear of cursing myself. Anyway. I was reading a blog and came across a woman who recently discovered she had a stress fracture in her … Continue reading

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Howdy, friends. It’s a big family week in our house. My sister Kim, who is seven years older than me, came to visit last week. It was the first time she met Genevieve, and she hadn’t seen Jack in a … Continue reading

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Lent sucks

Howdy, friends. I am not religious. Well, not really. I was raised Catholic — even went to Catholic school for 8 years. Maybe that’s where my absolute love of knee socks started? Seriously. I love them. I love winter because … Continue reading

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Large print books

Howdy, friends. Every once in a while, I go a little nutso with the online library catalog and reserve a ton of books. It seems like they all come in at once, too. Which, of course, means I need to … Continue reading

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Fair warning: Too much information

Howdy, friends. You should stop reading NOW if you are horrified by people who overshare. Because I am about to really, really overshare. Still here? OK, I warned you. Two kids in 3 years, exclusive breastfeeding has basically meant that, … Continue reading

Posted in Kids, Nursing | Tagged | 7 Comments

14 miles, and some baby photos

Howdy, friends. I had a pretty good long run this week. The best parts? Running with friends — I am so, so grateful to the running community here. You can always find someone who is your speed to go with, … Continue reading

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Not getting over it

Howdy, friends. During my 400th session pumping today (my God, I forgot how much I hate that), I was reading the Motherlode blog on my Blackberry. Scrolling through, I found a post from a few days ago about the lasting … Continue reading

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Forever young

Howdy, friends. I was reading the New York Times Well blog today and saw this article on if exercise keeps you young. It goes on to say that yes, yes it does, basically. I totally believe it. I run with … Continue reading

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