It's been over a year since my last blog post. Any blog post that begins with an apology for how long it's been since the previous one is doomed, so--no apologies here. Just the facts, and no excuses. If I haven't been blogging, what have I been doing? In the past year, I: parented two … Continue reading Why I don’t write (here)
One morning last week I had coffee with a dear friend. After, I drove home, climbed into bed, and pulled a pillow over my head for three hours. She was probably in the same place: taking longer to recover than the time we spent together. But it was worth it. Not for the coffee, which … Continue reading On Being Better
Yesterday, I woke up after a twelve hour migraine and found myself halfway up a mountain.That's what a lot of my post-headache days feel like.Except yesterday, not only was the migraine real, so was the mountain. Unfortunately, so was the moment of, "How did I get here?"I called ahead to my husband, who was bounding … Continue reading What would Hands-Free Mama do?