Monthly Archives May 2010

Hearty Salsa Recipe

I love this salsa- it’s my dad’s recipe and it’s just so substantial and healthy. My family will eat this for dinner during the summers. It’s filling, and oh so yummy! We’re going to start with the dressing- Here is what you will need: Sugar, Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Salt, Cilantro, Cumin and…
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Are People Really not Thankful?

I have been wanting to write this post for awhile, so I have a moment and thought I would… It really surprises me that when someone does something, there is not a return, not even just a “Thank You.” Is that hard? I was talking to my mom about this yesterday actually, and she said…
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Memorial Day Ramblings

Memorial Day has become very important to our family. We have always remembered our family and friends who have served in the Armed Forces, but this year, it just hits closer to home. My brother in law is in the Army Reserves and is about to be deployed for the 2nd time in 7 years….
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Saw the Surgeon Again

I saw my surgeon again on Friday.  After reading the report from the rheum, he asked me if we wanted to set a date up for surgery.  My left wrist is the one that is bothering me the most, so we are fusing that wrist first.  Surgery is set for June 23rd.  I’ll go in…
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Sickness and Anxiety

I’ve spent the majority of the past 10 days thinking I was pregnant. (No, we’re not trying).  It certainly felt exactly like it, but I started my period today, so I know I’m not. It made me think a lot.  I was terrified.  I was terrified for several reasons, but there are 2 main ones….
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Smacksy Sunday Links

I am thrilled that my friend Dr. Tina Bryson has started a blog. She is a parenting expert, and her real-world, real-mom advice is smart and delivered with a sense of humor. If you have children in your life or are surrounded by adults who act like children, sign up to have her new posts…
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Ryan and the Tampon

Ryan (just coming out of the bathroom): “Mommy, what’s this?” (He holds an unopened tampon.) Me: “Um, that’s mine.” Ryan: “OK, well, what is it?” Me: “Don’t worry about it, it’s mine.” Ryan: “It’s candy, and you don’t want to share!” Me: “Nooooo! Trust me, it’s not candy.” Ryan: “Yes it is. You’re not being…
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So similar

My rainbow baby girl will be turning 3 in 10 days.  I’ve been going through her newborn pictures, and it really just hit me how much Erin looks like Cora.  That helps when I wonder what Cora would look like; I just imagine Erin with red curly hair.  Maybe I can get Husband to do…
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