custody, deadbeat dad, fever, sick, sick toddler, single mom, toddler

Sick as a dog

I didn't go to work today. Instead I got diagnosed with Strep Throat, and spent the day popping antibiotics and ibuprofen while cold sweating on the couch. LB's cough is still pretty rank, and last week, yours truly got suckered into entering her in a photo contest. Yes, we have an appointment with a real photographer… Continue reading Sick as a dog

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administrative assistant, astrology, sick, single mom, working

Boiling Over

Its day 2 of my new job and I'm exhausted. Last night I was sicker than a dog. I have no clue why. I think I really may have IBS or an ulcer or something, because these "episodes" are getting more frequent and have brought me to a whole new level of scary. I was sweaty and… Continue reading Boiling Over

colorado, hippy, single mom

Single Moms on Planet Earth

Laying on the couch feeling sorry for yourself usually does not pave the way for groundbreaking realizations. However, laying on the couch watching Planet Earth on Netflix, makes for a single mom feel-good factory of hope and inspiration. My good friends raved about Planet Earth because they, being good harmless Stoners, like to get ripped and watch the… Continue reading Single Moms on Planet Earth

colorado, daycare, deadbeat dad, sick, single mom

Sick in so many ways

Woke up with a screaming sore throat and runny nose. Tummy was acting all wierd too. Probably isn't helping that I hopped aboard the monthly train to hormone town this morning. Popped some green tea, Pro-biotics, Emergen-C and one of those "created by a school teacher" pills, in hopes I would get myself into the Monday… Continue reading Sick in so many ways