Category Archives: health

Something’s gotta give

Receiving a call from your child’s teacher at 7:30 a.m. is rarely a good thing. And learning that your six-year-old son won’t stop crying is not the kind of news any parent ever wants to hear. But realizing that the … Continue reading

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Apparently yoga teachers shouldn’t do that…

Have I ever told you the story of the time a musky male yoga teacher who was twice my age tried to massage all seven of my chakras with his pulsating kundalini? Oh sure, we can laugh now, but at … Continue reading

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How I battled head lice and won

When we last left our heroine, she was about to save her helpless child from a repulsive infestation of head lice! (You can get all caught up with how I discovered the infestation here.) Say it with me, y’all: “Ewwwwww!” … Continue reading

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Lice to meet you!

They say God never gives us more than we can handle. And I truly believe that. Which is why I am not the least bit surprised that I had 13.5 years of motherhood under my belt before head lice was … Continue reading

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Does this sobriety make my butt look big?

I’m In The Powder Room today over-sharing, like I do… And dammit, people are making me cry with their kind words of encouragement. I’ve been sitting on this post for weeks. My real one-year-anniversary was February 22nd… that was the … Continue reading

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Flirting with the flu

So, this happened recently…   Maybe my “winter blues” are more serious than I thought. But on the bright side, it’s good blog fodder. Join me In The Powder Room today to hear the rest of that story. Surprisingly it’s … Continue reading

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