How We Saved Our Marriage (Part 3)

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of “How We Saved Our Marriage”. After our Serious Talk, Darrel and I felt a lot more optimistic about the state of our marriage. In behavior, nothing had yet changed, but simply being on the same page again, simply communicating clearly with each other … Continue reading

How We Saved Our Marriage (Part 2)

Please read Part 1 of this story. So here’s the scene: I’m full-on, 100% ticked off at Darrel for his real and imagined transgressions. I decide we need to have a Serious Talk. That’s code for “I need to let Darrel know, in no uncertain terms, exactly how he’s ticked me … Continue reading

How We Saved Our Marriage (Part 1)

Last week I mentioned that Darrel and I have had to do some serious marital work lately, so I’m going to take a slight detour from the world of FPIES and Fructose Malabsorption and share that story. I’ve debated about sharing this for two reasons. One, because it’s not directly related … Continue reading

Five Years Married

Right now I’m supposed to be sitting on a lounge chair in Antigua, eating anything I want and maybe even sipping a cocktail. Darrel is supposed to be sitting by my side, and the kids are supposed to be happily playing and being spoiled back home by my parents. At … Continue reading

I Know What Real Love Is

After Jed showed us so clearly that he loves us by trying to feed us, I started thinking about love. “Faith, Hope and Love, but the greatest of these is Love.” Love makes the world go ’round, so says musicians, poets, and the Bible. Love makes all things possible…or at … Continue reading

She Said, He Said

It’s an irrefutable fact: men are different from women. We think differently, act differently, and just plain function differently. Here is a prime example, straight from my marriage. OK, so, I’ve been losing a ton of weight.  (Down 38 pounds as of now!)  I feel great.  I look great.  I’m … Continue reading