Originally published in December 2015 Stomach troubles have plagued me for as long as I can recall. When I think of all the things they've ruined for me, one particular example comes to mind... My boyfriend had taken me to a romantic seafood restaurant then to see the Pittsburgh ... » Learn More about Things I’ve Learned Thanks to My First Colonoscopy
Here, have some funny served with a side of inappropriate. Because life is too short, laugh!
I've previously written about how my husband enjoys embarking upon irrelevant tasks at the absolute worst times (some of my favorite examples of his nonsense have been published in Jen Mann's humor anthology I Just Want to Be Alone), particularly while I'm in labor with our babies. One of his more ... » Learn More about This one time, I made a meme & more than 20 million people saw it
On Friday night, I babysat four kids under the age of four in order to give my best friend a much-deserved night out. Since two of the kiddos were mine, I was feeling confident I could manage. No, I was not drunk. I'm just a good friend. After a successful dinner, the older kids were running ... » Learn More about We All Survived
I hadn't seen my family practitioner since before I got pregnant with my son in 2009. My gynecologist was on speed dial, but my family doc and I had grown apart because I'm a user and didn't need her. All of a sudden, I found myself three babies deep and halfway through 2014. Fearing my PCP felt ... » Learn More about Why You Should Always Do Your Laundry Before Going to the Doctor’s
Thirty-three years ago, I was the first grandchild, the favorite. You actually called me Number One which made me wonder if you were just trying to remember the birth order of your grandkids or if I was, truly, Number One. I think we both know the answer. *wink wink* Seventeen years ago, I got ... » Learn More about Five Years Ago