I’ve been

Holding back the vitriol in hopes of gaining some perspective about the teenage animal My Child. Wild, elusive, inconsistant baffling, frustrating, instigating volatile, persecuted, open then closed Resistant to reality, rebellious struggling to find self losing self when it gets too comfortable self sabotaging, maturing in his immaturity This stage of adolesence would be better…

It’s over

Another holiday that isn't as important as it is dreaded. It's over Love is all the days of the year All the thoughts in my head Songs I know you like I put in a mixed tape I write you poetry and read it aloud to you A smile, a warm feeling, a hug and…

Sure

A little cramping...HAH! I asked the OBGYN if the pain would be like a pap smear? He shook his head, frowned and said, "No, it will feel like I'm putting an IUD in." I'm thinking, "Great! Nausea inducing pain. The kind I don't want to drive home with." The nurse asked me, "Do you need…

Infection

I have endometritis. This link has two descriptions. The description by the March of Dimes explains some of the symptoms. "Endometritis is infection of the endometrium, the lining of the uterus (womb). Bacteria that cause endometritis grow in the uterus lining, at the spot where the placenta breaks away after birth. The placenta grows in…

Well, now I wait

Disclaimer: Sometimes my idea of describing medical issues includes graphic detailed information about the not so quiet hormonal adventure of being female. So, one biopsy down I will wait for the results There is not a thing I can do to speed up the process of waiting for the lab results to be mailed to…

I take the good with the bad

I took a break from writing and the world fell in. Not really. All of us had some flu, then a virus, one case of upper respiratory infection and now I have head cold, 'cause life just wouldn't be fair without a winter cold. Girlie is happy and speaking more I walked into her room…

The Good News

So, I have an ovarian cyst. Better to know than not know. A lot of women have them, I'm told There are four types of ovarian cysts: many are benign a few types are malignant. Take your pick from the articles below. The first one is a "just the facts, ma'am kind of article. The…

A Division of Labor: Body vs. Mind

(This is a summary post about my general health. Not for the faint of heart.) Scratching the cluster of hairs on my chin My thoughts divide 1. why are five hairs there now? 2. how do I keep from obsessing while I wait for test results? 1a. I am of the age where "unsightly facial…

I have time

All the time in the early morning crickets are chirping roaring silence Yeah just like that no cars, just nature sounds Yesterday was surreal sitting outside a courtroom holding Girly No one could come to watch her so she came with me us to the hearing We waited outside for the lawyers to talk about…