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you may not think so, but I am happy today!

The body ache is much, much worse today. It’s difficult to walk, but sitting down, getting up, climbing stairs, all that’s just pure agony. Today’s workout involved weights, so my shoulders and arms are gone too. 201 more words

Morning sickness

Poor thing. I am so grateful for her sacrifice… This little alien seems to have taken over bodily functions already. I can’t help but feel bad, but also a little smile comes over my face because her morning dry heaves mean that this little seedling is burrowing in for the long haul.


in search of my mother's garden, i found my own. - alice walker

she called it

her butterfly dress

my mother

 a young girl

in italy



spreading her wings

all the world before her


at her… 92 more words


ERI, my Testimony #1

“CALL OUT THAT MAN YOU CALL A WIFE!” my mother yelled out at 7:15am that fateful Monday morning.

Dara and I were ready for work, she had just gone back in to help me get my phone which I had forgotten on the dresser in our bedroom. 229 more words


The Second Jump

When I was a teenager, I had a fearless quality that escapes you once you become an adult, particularly a parent. You realize that any form of injury can mean the inability to work, which means the inability to pay bills and help with the kids and chores, which then makes you a burden on everyone.   1,380 more words