MEMORY STUFFED As you may recall (because I certainly don’t), I have a devil of a time remembering things these days. Some people call it mommy-brain, or parental brain damage, or maybe “getting old and feeling your brain cells wink out one by one.” I tried to compensate by writing myself lists. I may have … More I think I’ve written this post BEFORE.
I’ve gotten my reading mojo back and have been steadily working through my giant pile o’ library books. Recently I finished 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food by Susan Albers, because since E’s birth, I’ve been comforting myself early and often with whatever junk I could keep in the house. It did not help when we moved … More A more specialized form of soothing
What did I do this month, as a living breathing being separate from my baby? If I put it all in bullet points, it will make me feel like I’ve accomplished things. I worked a lot, or as much as one can work when working part-time. I supported my husband during a job interview. I found … More Update on the Me
Right, resolutions! I had some very specific ones last year, compartmentalized by topic and transcribed from a little list notebook I carried around with me. It reminds me of the lists I used to make up as a kid, back when I was looking for things to type on my mom’s tank of a typewriter: … More Resolutely Resolving in 2015