Tag Archives: hormones

Rebel Without a Pause

I’m ready.  I’m ready for the Change.  Maybe that sounds crazy.  The truth is, I feel crazy, or at least I did for about 48 hours. Picture it: it’s Thursday and I’m home alone.  I’m cleaning the bathroom and sobbing.  Nobody … Continue reading

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The Thin Red Wine

There are days when it feels harder to be a mom than usual.  A major example is when your kids are sick. Those days suck.  Other tough days are when you yourself are sick.  Those days suck also, but for … Continue reading

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Germ Limits

I’ve always considered myself to be a fairly logical, pragmatic person.  I dislike reacting emotionally to pretty much anything and everything.  I think that’s part of why being pregnant was such a drag; those hormones do a number on you, … Continue reading

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Pause For Alarm

Warning:  This is one of those “female” blogs.  Just letting the guys know in case they want to sign out before getting started. For roughly the last 25 months, I have not had a period.  It’s been great.  It’s been … Continue reading

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Babble of the Sexes

When you live with another person, there will be face-palm moments.  It’s natural.  And pop culture and psychology/evolutionary biology shelves are full of texts talking about the cognitive and behavioral differences in the sexes.  I’ve read some of those and … Continue reading

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Baby Blues. Not Eyes. Just Blues.

This has been hard. I knew bringing a second baby home particularly with Stella still being so young would be challenging. I think I underestimated it. I think what’s caught me off guard is that the stuff I though would … Continue reading

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At Last (Day)

So yesterday wasn’t the best day.  I really wanted it to be.  Not that anything was happening.  I was telecommuting and am not really able to get out and about much, anyway.  Still, it was my last day at home for who … Continue reading

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Dora and Fauna

I have found something even more motivating to a pregnant woman than a screaming toddler:  a vomiting cat.  While home yesterday telecommuting, I was in my “office” trying to answer some email.  My office is the dining room/”vomitorium” and is … Continue reading

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I Wanna Know, Have You Ever Seen the Brain?

I have been totally blind-sided by hormones the past week or so.  It must be hormones, as I’ve not identified any sort of physical damage from blunt-head trauma.  From pregnancy with Stella, I remember going stupid initially and then right after delivery.  … Continue reading

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Michelin Tired, Man

Saturday was rough.  I didn’t feel particularly awful when I woke up, but after about 3 hours or at around 8 AM, I started to falter.  I was just so tired.  And overwhelmed.  I saw the list I keep on our kitchen … Continue reading

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