Jasper David's Home Birth Story
October 24th was Jasper’s due date, but since my first two boys were late, I was not expecting due day to be THE day. After my oldest headed off to kindergarten, my mother and I made a flower delivery together and had breakfast at a local restau... Read more
New Animation Site!
My friend Joel has been working on a nifty project for awhile now, and he's currently showing a promo vid and raising startup money on Kickstarter. If you have any interest in animation, you should check it out and consider donating a dollar or ... Read more
An update on my body, its various shortcomings, and my acceptance of it.
In short, my last blog was regarding the foot, butt, and back pain I had been having. After an initial diagnosis of piriformis syndrome (something I still very well may have), we did a lumbar MRI and learned that my L3/L4 and L4/L5 discs are her... Read more
I'm going to make this short and maybe not so sweet since I don't want to dwell on it right now.
Went in Friday for my appointment to figure out what's going on with my left side. The diagnosis is piriformis syndrome. Basically, one of the ... Read more
Heading to the Doctor Tomorrow...
Tomorrow morning is my appointment with my primary care physician to talk about the issues with my left foot, sciatic, and back. I'm not the best communicator at the doctor's office, so I'm actually going to write myself notes to bring so that I... Read more
I've always felt like my vitamins and minerals should come from the food I eat, rather than in pill form, but I must say that I never felt better than I did during my last pregnancy when I was taking a few supplements.
So today while I was ... Read more
After we shared breakfast together this morning, my mother offered to keep my oldest at her house for awhile, and my youngest went down for a nap. I got caught up on a bit of laundry and the dishes, and I worked on gathering all my recycling fro... Read more
What's on my mind.
Well, this year has been a struggle.
It's that simple.
I've fallen back into a lot of bad eating habits, including binges, and I'm trying to get back control over that by forcing myself to eat a lot of what's good for me. Easier said then d... Read more
Big Time Update
No blog since December 1st? What is with me lately?
I must confess, I've been down all winter long. It started last October when I injured my foot and began my first extended break from running (and all exercise), following that break with ano... Read more
KARVY BABY CHALLENGE! I RISE TO MEET THEE!!!
Challenge - To keep a written journal of what I eat every day from now until Karvy's baby is born.
Here goes...and you will shortly see WHY this is so necessary.
Large cup of caffeinated coffee with unmeasured cream and sugar (lots of ... Read more
My Weight Report and Move-In Weekend
I've been feeling sort of schlumpy and grumpy lately about how slow change has been this year. And that basically I've been at the same weight since mid-summer.
So I ran one of those weight report things to see what it looked like over time, ... Read more
Early September Outdoor Adventures
First off, I just looked down at my ticker and realized the 10k is in 3 days. Yikes! I was supposed to squeeze in a short run at some point this week, so it's looking like tonight must be the night.
Here are some fun pictures from three o... Read more
PYA 5k Race Report and 70 Pounds Lost!
So I'm pairing the mediocre with the good in this one.
Saturday was the PYA 5k. A local race that travels the same loop that I used for working through the Couch to 5k program earlier this year. I felt quite a bit of pride and confidence ... Read more
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Cruising Along, Pics of the Babes
This summer has gone by fast. Here I am in August, scratching my head, trying to figure out what exactly I've filled the time with, because it doesn't seem like all that much has happened. But here we are.
My overall goal this summer wa... Read more