Category Archives: Health

The Daily Mom

A few months ago, I started keeping a journal called The Daily Mom. Designed mainly to be a document for keeping dates and details straight, as well as [..]

Mental Well-Being, Mom, Stress ,

Inaugural Treat

Time for a contest! A week after learning my sensitivity to gluten is approaching normal, I celebrated by consuming which of the following previously-verboten food items: A 3-piece [..]

Allergies, Food, Giveaway, Gluten-Free, Health , , ,

A Case Study, C’est Moi

Yesterday, I spent the last half of the afternoon bouncing around on cloud nine, doing a mental happy dance. I hadn’t felt that good in a long, long [..]

Allergies, Cow Share, Dietary Choices, Food, Health , , ,

“But you’re with a guy now!”

At age eight, I consciously realized for the first time I liked girls the same way I liked boys. Nearly everyone who knows me knows this, so it [..]

Mental Well-Being, Mom, Musing, WTF

Continuing on the baby thread…

Folks had some interesting feedback on the last post – more than I expected. Most of it was of the “go forth and prosper” variety, but there were [..]

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“So, why exactly are you here?”

That’s exactly what a doctor said to me today, after talking with me for about ten minutes. “You’re healthy, your genes are sound, you’ve got that Restless Leg [..]

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The Dreaded Gyro Monster

I went out to lunch alone on Wednesday, having forgotten to take anything in from home. There’s this wonderful coney island place not far from work, and they [..]

Allergies, Food, Gluten-Free, Health

Landing

For about a decade, I’ve struggled with an inability to focus on things I’m not interested in, and an inability to remember things associated with that subject. Ask [..]

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Blogs from the Edge

My first drug dealer was my mother. It began when I was about five or six, and innocently enough. She’d give me Dramamine on car trips with a [..]

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Life is What Happens While You’re Making Other Plans

Here we are, eight months after my mother was struck by an inattentive driver while in her car. During this time, she has received very little cognitive treatment [..]

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