Unraveling This Life

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Posts from the “10 On 10” Category

Seven Nation Army

Posted on August 10, 2012

July was a rough, rough month. I didn’t feel like myself for the vast majority of it, and for that, I blame the prednisone and medication that I was on. My mind felt like it was swimming at times, kind of like being a little bit drunk but all the damn time. Sounds like fun, right? And the best part . . . even after I stopped taking the steroids, I still had that feeling rattling around in my brain. And why say all this? Because I put off my 10 on 10 day until July 31. Do or die time basically. Like it or leave it. Basically, my last stand for the month. Here’s my day from 7 AM until 7 PM. For…

Three MCs and One DJ

Posted on July 10, 2012

When we got married, Dave and I combined furniture to outfit our new home. I brought a horrible green chest of drawers, my grandmother’s secretary, two cribs and dressers for the girls . . . and he brought the bed and matching dressers for us. Things have changed in the past 20 plus years – the cribs are long gone as are their dressers, the green dresser was stripped and turned out to be quite lovely – but the one constant was the bed. It survived the many teeth marks from the girls as they were toddlers, served as a safe space when those same girls were a little older and frightened by Balto or Doctor Who, launched many a night of laughter and…