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Everything looks the same

I got the news yesterday that I have to have surgery again for my endometriosis. This is my 8th surgery for this insidious disease. Eighth. The ever-present pain and nausea are robbing me of good days, so I don’t really … Continue reading

29. March 2016 by Shannon
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For Every Dog An Angel

I had a horrible dream last night.  It was the stuff horror movies are made of —  I was climbing up an embankment on the corner of a busy intersection, trying to get to the sidewalk above my head.  The ground beneath … Continue reading

31. December 2014 by Shannon
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Our pain

I hate this day. Emma is lying next to me, curled up on the heating pad trying to control her shivers.  It’s chilly in the house and I bathed her today because when I woke up I found her lying … Continue reading

10. December 2014 by Shannon
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I need a hug

  I’m coming off a wonderful weekend and yet I’ve spent my Monday morning in tears. The alarm clock jarred me out of a dream this morning.  I was dreaming of my nine-year old nephew, Evan.  He and his sister, … Continue reading

27. October 2014 by Shannon
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Pick your battles

  Last week, my former husband and I had a disagreement.  A stand-off, really.  And while not hotly contentious, it left me feeling unnerved that matters regarding our kids are not entirely up to me, no matter how strongly I … Continue reading

20. October 2014 by Shannon
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Cold feet at warm yoga

  I went to a yoga class today at a real yoga studio.  The class was “warm” yoga which means the room was heated to 90 degrees.  I was nervous as I entered this new space.  I didn’t know a … Continue reading

09. October 2014 by Shannon
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I’m failing 3rd grade

  I’m failing 3rd grade. We just finished the fifth week of school and I think maybe I can catch my breath.  The amount of homework that’s assigned to my son, Sam is astounding.  He has homework in every subject, every … Continue reading

12. September 2014 by Shannon
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You don’t have to try

  I blogged my insecurities the other day.  I am human and I feel insecure sometimes (a lot).  I think I came across the wrong way.  My wedding is about much more than my dress, although that is a huge … Continue reading

22. August 2014 by Shannon
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Why I hate chevron-patterned anything

Chevron or zig-zag patterned anything  is the fashion trend of my nightmares.  If you’ve ever suffered a migraine with aura, you might agree. I’m still tumbling through the nauseating, dizzying skull crush of my most recent migraine.  My ears are ringing and … Continue reading

20. August 2014 by Shannon
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Did someone hurt you? Thank them.

From my archives, a letter I wrote to a friend who’s heart was hurting. Dry your tears, my Friend.  I am not right beside you but I am with you and I have a story for you. Yesterday, Patrick and … Continue reading

03. January 2014 by Shandmin
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