“Inappropriate” Questions

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When the PICU attending physician came into Noah’s hospital room to tell me our son’s stool had killed dozens of mice at the CDC and wondered if Jason and I were going to “intubate” Noah, put him on life support, I asked the question we are all told NOT to ask, the question that is totally […]

2nd Grade Closet Eater

#FirstWorldProblems, Part 2

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Me:  Hi.  I’d like to cancel my massage appointment.  I have a schedule conflict. Receptionist:  Okay.  Would you like to reschedule now for another time? Me:  Well, let me think…I’m trying to figure out when I’m going to be really stressed out…that would probably be a good time to come in, right?! These are actual […]

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#Hashtag Series, Part 1

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#FirstWorldProblems This series isn’t going to be pretty. I’m not writing it for you. I’m writing it for me, as I stand in front of the mirror, a slap in my own face.  I need a renewed reality check.  I need a swift kick in the pants… If your face stings, turn the other cheek. […]