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Ovarian Cancer Sucks. That’s All.

Ovarian Cancer Sucks. That’s All.

I’ve been putting off writing this post because it’s really important to me. And I’ve been afraid that I won’t get the story right. And afraid that I won’t properly honor the memory of someone who was really special. So I’ve been stuck in this fear. And have allowed a few weeks to go by...
An Ex-Husband's Parenting Choices

An Ex-Husband’s Parenting Choices

“What a f@$king idiot.” That’s what I was thinking when I got off the phone yesterday with my ex-husband as I was driving back from the Mom 2.0 conference. And 24 hours later, I regret my reaction. Well, mostly. Last week, my son was sick. Extremely tired and with a swollen gland under his chin...
I Am Scarred

I Am Scarred

I look at my body when I am in the shower and catalog my scars. I have a teeny, tiny scar on my right thumb. Where it got stuck in a screen door when I was a toddler and I tried to follow my older brother outside. I wanted to do everything he did. The...
Just Another Vagina

Just Another Vagina

You know how sometimes you’re having a nice, innocuous conversation with somebody, like your almost-teen daughter, and you somehow end up talking about how your gynecologist feels about your vagina?And you’re not really sure how you got there. But then after the conversation is over, and you’re hoping no permanent damage has been done, you...