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Breastfeeding bootie…

“It’s the most natural thing in the world.” How many times did I read this during my pregnancy? In my mind, each time I read that, I translated it as: “Breastfeeding is easy, like breathing. People who have trouble breastfeeding are like people who have asthma… something is interrupting this normal, natural, easy process. For … Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 4 years to get … Continue reading

Political Bootie

Dear Mr. President, The big bird thing is cute. But we don’t need cute. If you can’t make the connection between big bird, public education and an educated population, then stop talking about him. Three year olds can’t vote. Also, early voting has begun. Not sure if that massive debate fail was a strategy, but … Continue reading

This bootie don’t run

I am still in an allergy fog from yesterday’s “Endurance WOD.” A friend asked me if WOD meant workout of death. I told him it simply meant workout of the day, but yesterday, his explanation was more accurate. Let’s get something straight. I don’t like running. OK, I hate running. Burpees > running. That’s how … Continue reading

Five years later…

I’m blogging from my iPad. Yes, my iPad. Y’all know I’m one of those technocrastinators who would rather just not download an app than update my iPhone’s iOS so it’s actually functional (don’t get me started on those “critical” Word updates). I would never admit that I wanted something as crazy as an iPad and … Continue reading

Hello, World!

I’ve spent years trying to decipher whether grains are good or bad, milk is for baby mammals or the good of humankind, carbs are just calories or the devil incarnate, fruits are nature’s candy or a healthy staple, meat is natural or nasty, diet coke is a bubbly treat or a strange poison, cereal is the … Continue reading