A story of why I will no longer go to the OBGYN while on medicaid

Ok, yeah, this one gets kind of personal. But I feel the need to express my frustration with my OBGYN and my dislike for hormonal birth control. First off, I would like to say that YOU are entitled to your body more than anyone else. YOU know your body more than anyone else. If ANYONE […]

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Pre-k and College

Isla started Pre-K this week. And I started the fall semester with her. I guess it should be known that I got a job at the library. I’m very happy about it. Despite the low pay and what not, I’m making enough to be thoroughly satisfied for someone without a degree yet. I’m actually very […]

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I Got My Break

I have been Isla free for almost 7 days. Granted, this mini mom vacay was brought in part by it being Nathan’s weekend and my wisdom tooth being pulled out and being doped up on pain pills for the two days Isla was supposed to be home with me. The break has been nice. Two […]

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Working on Us – Week 5

Beckiesmentalmess blog has posted week 5 of “working on us”! I chose prompt 1. Q1: If an eating disorder isn’t about food or weight, what is it all about? And, what has it done to you personally? Well, I once knew a girl who had an eating disorder. She suffered from bulimia, but not in […]

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Wisdom Teeth

The true wisdom comes from who keeps them and who doesn’t. To keep them is foolish. At least that’s what the dentists say. I had a theory that the wisdom teeth were for when your back molars get cavities and rot out or pulled out, whatever…you get the point, they’re gone. Anyways, the wisdom teeth […]

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A Southern Sunday

Here in this home we make sweet tay, tend the chickens, and cook some breakfast first thang. We make sure the beer is replenished for this hot humid day. The men will be askin for it to be cold by noon. The sun takes up the dew and some of the bayous and swamps. The […]

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Mommies Need Breaks Too

Tonight is one of my good friend’s birthday party. Yet for me, it’s another weekend of being trapped in my house, hoping that maybe I can find a babysitter from 8pm – at least 10pm. This is not only hard to find, but it’s hard for me… Bedtime is at 8pm. Having to take Isla […]

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Working on Us – Mental Health Prompt

I’m doing another one of BeckiesMentalMess “Working on Us” prompt! I’ve decided to go with prompt #1 and answer a couple of questions. How do you deal with the stigma surrounding your mental disorder/illness? If so, in what way? The stigma around OCD is usually being a neat freak or germaphobe. But this is simply […]

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