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Crappy Birthday

When I turned 21, I had a massive bladder infection and couldn’t drink. I thought that was the worst birthday ever. And really, at 21, it probably seemed like the end of the world to have my plans suddenly get … Continue reading

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Birthday Girl

Gracie turned 6 a few days ago. We celebrated at home with her favorite dinner—steak, cheesy fiesta potatoes (my homemade version of her favorite Taco Bell delicacy), and strawberries—and enjoyed watching Gracie’s glee as she opened her presents. She didn’t get … Continue reading

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Happy Festivus

Today is Festivus, a holiday created by the great Frank Costanza of Seinfeld fame. One great Festivus tradition is the Airing of Grievances, and so I thought that might be a good theme for today’s blog update. I actually feel … Continue reading

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The Poop Scoop

It’s been a few days since I’ve written about diarrhea, so I thought I’d publish another post. You’re welcome. Gracie’s birthday party went off without a hitch. It was beautiful and magical — it was everything I hoped it would … Continue reading

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Birthday Girl

Today is Gracie’s birthday — she is five years old. She had a great day. We brought cupcakes to school for her, she had steak for dinner (her favorite), and she got lots of cool presents. She was positively blissful. It … Continue reading

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