Monthly Archives: November 2011

All Finished!

As I mentioned here, we had our bathroom re-done. Since we were buying porcelain tiles for the bathroom anyway, we just bought a little extra and had the same flooring installed in our foyer. The construction made last week go … Continue reading

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Fuzzy and Out of It

Some of you know that I take a low-dose antidepressant (Effexor) for my anxiety. I’ve been taking it for about two-and-a-half years, and it has made such a difference in my life. At first, I didn’t want to take anything, … Continue reading

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Interesting Day

Yesterday was, er, interesting. I got up just slightly earlier than I normally do, since the guy renovating our bathroom and laying down the tiles in the foyer was supposed to be coming. At nine o’clock, the phone rang. It … Continue reading

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Growing Up

I remember how, for the first three months of Claire’s life, not much changed. She grew longer and put on more weight, and she became stronger so that she had more head control, but it was a fairly slow progression. … Continue reading

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Construction Woes

As much as adults don’t necessarily like having construction in their homes, at least we know why it’s happening, and that the end product is (hopefully) going to be worth it. We’re having our main bathroom re-done. Our old tub … Continue reading

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The Importance of Routine

I discovered, on late-Saturday night/early-Sunday morning how important routine is, not only for Claire, but for me. As I mentioned in my last blog post, I went to a Mother Blessing on Saturday, and had some henna done. It wraps … Continue reading

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Busy Weekend

Apparently I suck at this Nablopomo thing. Ah well, at least I’m updating more frequently, and really, that’s all I wanted. Neal and I don’t often have socially busy weekends these days. We typically have errands to run and chores … Continue reading

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Little Foodie

We have seen such a difference in how Claire reacts to food since we first tried her with some at five months. At first, we only gave her plain cereal which tasted pretty much like her formula but with a … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fears

I’m drawing a blank when trying to come up with a topic to write about, so I thought I would use one of the earlier prompts from NaBloPoMo. This one asks if you have overcome any fears. I guess you … Continue reading

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In Pain

This isn’t the entry I thought I would be posting here today. Similar subject, but completely different mood. Sometime at the end of July or early August, I started to experience muscle and joint pain and stiffness. At first, I … Continue reading

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