Category Archives: Musings

Happy Tenth Anniversary, Postpartum Progress!

  I’m a little fuzzy about the first time I stumbled upon Postpartum Progress, yet I’m certain it was long before Piper was born in October, 2011. My episodes with postpartum have blurred together, making the lines foggy for me…because I’ve … Continue reading

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Just Write: Gutted

Gutted. It’s how I feel in a papery hospital gown. I can’t stop thinking about how it’s been worn by hundreds (thousands?) of other naked people. Gutted. It’s how I feel when my braless breasts go sagging out to the … Continue reading

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A Lady in France : A Review

Jennie Goutet is not only my friend, but also the author of a brand new memoir: A Lady in France. Her book appealed to me on multiple levels, and I’ve always been drawn to Jennie’s openness and honesty when it … Continue reading

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More Grammar Mistakes (a follow-up post)

  I wrote a post recently that resonated with many people: Top Eight Grammar Mistakes . It went over very well and in the comments, several of you left suggestions for other common grammar errors. So I decided it would be … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Helen Jon Design

Today, my darlings, it’s time for some FUN. It’s getting cold and dreary here in Kansas City, but my friends behind Helen Jon Design are keeping me focused on sun, summer, and all things stylish! Check out the Helen Jon … Continue reading

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Someone Like You

I’m joining Heather today for Just Write # 98. ***** Listening to Adele’s Someone Like You always makes me cry. I love the video of her walking in Paris. It’s about love, such a precarious thing. A falling, a trickling … Continue reading

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Stop, Drop, & Help

Today I was driving toward home on State Line Road, which is a very busy two-way street dividing Kansas and Missouri. As I neared 72nd Terrace and State Line, I slowed down when I saw a brown and white Cocker … Continue reading

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Sometimes.

Sometimes. Sometimes things are hard for me. Sometimes people don’t understand depression. Or they misinterpret it. Or they try to help, and they mean well, but unless they’ve been there…it’s just hard to relate to. There’s no off and on switch. … Continue reading

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Busy & Listen To Your Mother:Kansas City

Many of you know I’ve been rather busy. Some of you know I’ve been a bit down. But I’m turning things around. I’m a firm believer in talking about problems and learning how to deal with them. In other news, a … Continue reading

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Shot At Life : Motherhood

Motherhood. It’s the toughest job in the world, but also the most rewarding. My three daughters are all medical miracles and I don’t know what I’d do without them. The days they were born are among the happiest of my … Continue reading

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