There are times in this ridiculousness when I get to be normal. Well, maybe a facsimile of my version of normal, which is always a bit off anyway. But I digress. It has been a week with two birthdays, and we have cake. Red velvet cake, home made cupcakes, Publix cupcakes, and Chuck E Cheese cake. That, my friends, … More Let Them Eat Cake.
Well, it doesn’t involve me not having my breasts amputated, but you can’t win ’em all. I mean, really. But I was able to get a last-minute appointment with the plastic surgeon who got this ball rolling. Nice guy. The entire thing was the exact, complete opposite of Wednesday. Today I left smiling. At peace. … More Today I Won.
I’m going to ask for your help. At least for you to think about helping. My older brother, James Ford, died of a crazy, one-in-a-million kind of cancer (small cell carcinoma. It’s a straight-up bitch, y’all) in 2003, just under four months after being diagnosed. I remember it clearly; it has been etched into my soul. June … More I’ma Let You Speak, But First…
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Some days are such rollercoasters. Friday was just such a day. I was late getting Q (a.k.a #5) to daycare, then forgot to send her with a towel because, of course, it was water day. I was already late to my appointment. So sorry, almost 4 year old. No towel for you. I’m pretty sure the … More The Ugly Cry
I wanted to get my boobs done. After 5 kids, breastfeeding, and the typical crisis of a woman of a certain age range, I simply wanted a tummy tuck and a boob job. In fact it took years before I was emotionally ready for those, even though it’s what I really, really, really wanted. I wanted to improve them, … More Dear, You Have A Little Bit Of Cancer