Category Archives: not fail

so there.

I have no desire to write a blog right now.

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Non-stress. Ha!

We had a non-stress test yesterday. They usually take 20-40 minutes, and the midwife said she was hoping for two movements from the baby in 20 minutes. The goal is to see the baby’s heart rate rise 15 beats per … Continue reading

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I don’t think I’ve mentioned that I quit coffee pretty much cold-turkey on day three of “morning sickness” (in quotes because it’s actually every-waking-moment sickness). After finding out that I was pregnant, I decided to cut my daily coffee consumption … Continue reading

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It’s natural.

I’ve been trying to fight my natural inclination to procrastinate with the assessment I’m writing for work. My plan has always been to spread it out evenly over the alloted four weeks. Alas, very little of the actual writing has … Continue reading

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I had expected to write a blog yesterday in order to wish you a Merry Christmas, but it obviously did not happen

My brother has a new girlfriend. A girlfriend of six days with whom he shared family holiday celebrations. I KNOW. He dated each of the last two girls for three years each or something, but I’ve never seen him like … Continue reading

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Yesterday, two of my co-workers went to visit the kiddo who was in the accident. They said he was alert (and is giving thumbs up/down in response to yes/no questions). However, he isn’t using the left side of his body … Continue reading

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Applied Behavior Analysis

The thing about the kind of therapy I do is that I can’t just place the blame on things out of my control when my kiddos mess up. Sometimes that’s a factor, but the point of ABA is that you … Continue reading

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Gloating, maybe?

Here’s the thing. I was wasn’t kidding when I said that I kind of liked that gas prices were high since it forced people to think twice about their fuel consumption. Also, consumption, period. But today, when I bought 11.5 … Continue reading

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My fear of public speaking shrinks with every passing day

One of my professors had all of us in his class present posters based on papers we had written at a conference today at Gonzaga (where he also teaches). When I read in the syllabus that we had to make … Continue reading

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Notes from elementary school

(my kiddo) “LINDSEY! I’m really excited for someone I don’t even know!” “Oh? Whom?” “Our new President: Barack Obama!” “Aw, good, buddy. I’m excited, too!” —- (fourth grader marching around the playground before school) “NO TO OBAMA! NO TO OBAMA!” … Continue reading

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