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Halloween

There’s nothing quite like Halloween to bum you out about infertility. I used to love Halloween. I loved everything about it – the candy, the dressing up in weird costumes, the merriment, the freedom from obligation of gift giving – [...]

November 1, 2013 Blog, Inside My Head, Our Infertility Story, Parenthood
Stressed

Stressed

I haven’t written much lately, and the reasons for that are several. I outline them below, and offer up a few items for discussion. This will likely be the only update this week as well, and with me going to [...]

October 2, 2013 Blog, Goofiness, Inside My Head, Rants
Trash

Trash

As much as I might hate certain teams, (and I do) I’m done trash talking any of their fans. I just don’t have it in me anymore. And truthfully, I never did, anyway, so it’s not like this is any [...]

September 3, 2013 Blog, Inside My Head, Rants, Sports
Thirty-two

Thirty-two

Having set this up earlier this week, let’s dive right into it. I used to call this feature “Songs to Close Out Your Summer” when I wrote it for Cru Jones Society, and I think I was probably a bit [...]

August 29, 2013 Blog, Inside My Head, Music
Mix

Mix

I made my first birthday mix CD by accident. Since that night, I’ve made one every year since, and I used to write about the selections. Last year, I had no outlet, so I wrote no article about it. I [...]

August 27, 2013 Blog, Inside My Head, Music

Learnings

This week’s series of posts chronicles how I lost 40 lbs. Each day is dedicated to a different aspect of that process. Today’s post is part 5 of 5, and it covers all the weird shit I learned along the [...]

August 23, 2013 Blog, How I Lost 40 Lbs., Inside My Head

Exercise

This week’s series of posts chronicles how I lost 40 lbs. Each day is dedicated to a different aspect of that process. Today’s post is part 4 of 5, and it covers the essential uselessness of exercise in terms of [...]

August 22, 2013 Blog, How I Lost 40 Lbs., Inside My Head

Routine

This week’s series of posts chronicles how I lost 40 lbs. Each day is dedicated to a different aspect of that process. Today’s post is part 3 of 5, and it covers how I established an eating routine and how [...]

August 21, 2013 Blog, How I Lost 40 Lbs., Inside My Head

Tool

This week’s series of posts chronicles how I lost 40 lbs. Each day is dedicated to a different aspect of that process. Today’s post is part 2 of 5, and it covers the tool I used to help with my [...]

August 20, 2013 Blog, How I Lost 40 Lbs., Inside My Head

Weight

When I stepped on the scale on November 25, 2012, I weighed 225.0 lbs. When I stepped on the scale on August 14, 2013, I weighed 183.4 lbs. It took me nearly nine months, but I lost 40 lbs, which [...]

August 19, 2013 Blog, How I Lost 40 Lbs., Inside My Head