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Performance Anxiety

My left eye is twitching. It has been twitching for days. I woke up this morning with a headache that felt like a hangover; connected somehow to my stomach, making me feel nauseated at both the thought of food and … Continue reading

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Illness with Children: A Timeline

Prologue: Children start acting crazy. This is a tough one to nail down, because children can start acting crazy for all kinds of reasons, or for no reason at all. It is the child’s prerogative to act crazy. The parent … Continue reading

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It’s not the Heat OR the Humidity. It’s the Children.

Oh, we were doing so well. Record breaking heat, our neighbourhood with no shade, our hot box of a townhouse making us sweat all day, every day, all night, every night. SA and I were surly because the kids were … Continue reading

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The More Things Change

Two really good days in a row; that’s more than I’ve had in months. I should be grateful. I am, so grateful, but I am also greedy. I want more. I would like weeks. I would like months. Oh! how … Continue reading

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Independence Day

When you are lost in a string of terrible, dark days, it seems the light will never shine again. 4 am will last forever. This endless day turned to week with its screaming and shrieking and the tugging at both … Continue reading

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