Tag Archives: Reflect


Early in December I discovered that I was pregnant. In retrospect their were plenty of symptoms I should have picked up on but having had a nightmarish November they were missed. Nick and I greeted the news of our future child with the usual amount of jubilation and horror. It is easily the scariest real-life […]

Obligatory New Years Post

I am still not prepared to write about my vacation, I hardly even discuss it in person. I am selfishly holding onto the memories as if sharing them will cause them to slip away from me. Soon, though, I promise to share my adventure with the world. As you can see from the title this […]

Holiday Tragedy

Yesterday afternoon I was 90% finished with my day after Christmas post. I had outlined the hi-jinks of my in-laws, my jet lagged entertaining, and the bouncing around I endured in Christmas eve. However I stopped writing and could not bring myself to finish. I received a phone call from an old colleague telling me […]

Promises to My Future Children

Nick and I have often discussed the eventuality of having children and while we are never truly on the same page we know that at some point in the future there will be a mini me. If left up to him we would start expanding our family yesterday, but me – well I could wait […]


I know its a bit late, but my thoughts on this thanksgiving are simple. I won’t get mushy and gushy and tell you how much I love my family and friends. I do that on a regular day because I always try to appreciate them. No on this Thanksgiving I want to stress how thankful […]

That Time I Almost Died

Well – I have Staph, chickies.  Like the kind that kills you fast. Here’s the thing – as an EMT I am well aware of how dangerous Staph can be. I have seen it move quickly through a persons blood stream and kill them in a matter of days. It isn’t pretty.  On Tuesday evening […]


Oddly enough I had no reason to sign on today. I had nothing spectacular to tell the world. Scratch that – I have a million things to write about but no time to find the words. regardless I’ve had the strangest urge to sign on all day. So here I am.  And as I sign […]