Summers Stories: Mystery Reactions Solved?

Last Monday I woke up in Boston, just as another major snowstorm began. My flight was scheduled to depart at 6:45 a.m. We finally took off at almost 1:00 p.m. We were lucky, though; we were one of 4 flights that my airline was actually able to get in the … Continue reading

An Inauspicious Beginning

Being Southern, there are certain traditions and superstitions attached to New Year’s Day. For traditions, you must eat greens and black-eyed peas. For superstitions, it’s traditionally believed that whatever you do on the first day of the year is a sign of what the rest of the year has in … Continue reading

Wishing For Normal

I wish we were normal. I wish we didn’t have so many food issues. I wish I were still obese and could feed my kids without thinking. I wish my kids could throw up and I didn’t have to analyze every aspect of their lives to determine the cause. I … Continue reading

A Horrible Weekend

I’m a wreck. Friday afternoon we drove to my parents house. After a fun afternoon fishing in their pond, Darrel and I left the boys with Grandma and PopPop and came home for some alone time. Very early the next morning, the phone rang. It was my Mom, calling to … Continue reading