Category Archives: IF

Mother’s Day 2016

It has been 5 months since I’ve written a blog post. This is the longest lag time between blog posts for me, and I’m just sick about it. I, who carries pen and paper everywhere, worried that her literay opus … Continue reading

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This I Know

There are only a few days left of this year. In less than a week, we’ll be traveling to Europe as a family of 3 for the first time. In 2 weeks, our daughter will be 20 months old. Lots … Continue reading

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Don’t Call It A Comeback

The last time I managed to write and post a piece on my blog was September 8. It’s been over four months since I’ve written. Around the time of my last post, my daughter’s nanny quit unceremoniously and without notice. … Continue reading

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Half the Woman and Twice the Survivor

As a teen, I was  chunky. The pre-teen and teen years were uncertain ones, living through a revolution and a war, moving from country to country and dealing with adolescent angst while trying to keep up with different languages and … Continue reading

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I Was A Brain Transplant Recipient And I Didn’t Even Know It

So, I’m what is delicately called an “older” mom. I got married in my mid 30’s and immediately began purgatory, also known as the pregnancy loss and infertility years. It took seven years of trying and failing and more than … Continue reading

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Change, change, change.

Life with a baby is all about change. You wake up in the hospital after the delivery, look at your life from just a few days before, and barely recognize it as your own. Suddenly, EVERYTHING is different. EVERYTHING. Your … Continue reading

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Under Construction

Wow! I guess now I know what it means when people say: “everything about your life will change when you become a parent. ” I mean, I thought I conceptually understood that. But the concept of total change is nothing … Continue reading

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