when your kid is sick

I take my health for granted, which is why when I get sick, you want to avoid me like the *plague. (*Quits day job to go write for Big Bang Theory.)I’m suddenly the introspective ancestor of the most depressed Bronte sister, all long lopes out of rooms with tears prickling the corners of my eyes, non-blinking gazes out windows, and martyr-like dramatic declarations. “I’ll be FINE. It’s FINE. It’s just a FULL BODY INFECTION really.”...more

Time: The Gift I Received After We Nearly Lost Our Son

My husband and I watched the movie About Time a few nights ago. It’s the story about a guy who can travel back in time whenever he wants, and he does so to get the girl of his dreams and the outcome he wants in certain life situations. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this movie, which may or may not have something to do with Bill Nighy being in it; for some reason, that guy just cracks me up. At the end of the movie, the main character comes to the inevitable moral of the story moment, and it was one that hit me square in the BIG feels. ...more
BloggerRenee Yes, people come up to me and tell me how good/normal I look and I wonder exactly ...more

The Sickness

Well, this week has been a hell not entirely of my own making. I say not entirely because I take 50% credit for making the kid, give or take 5% depending on how he's acting....more