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Hestia-focused day 2   Recently updated!

Today was a Hestia-focused day. Of course there were the usual morning snuggles while waiting for Brad to wake up. I spent some time fantasizing about a galaxy fabric themed vest for her (black background with stars and purple and blue nebulas), and then thought that it would be super […]

Ultrasonic errands 5   Recently updated!

Today we had (hopefully!) my last appointment before getting insurance to approve my surgery. I had an ultrasound. Due to insurance inanities, we had to go all the way down to Lancaster to get it done. It was a long drive (40 min), but once we got there, we were […]

Gyno-ween 3

Today we went to see my gynecologist for another appointment before insurance approves my hysterectomy. Since it is Halloween, I wanted Hestia to be dressed appropriately. But I also wanted my doctor to see her as very professional so that he will be willing to fight for our access pre- […]

NAMI Walk 2019

On Saturday we had the annual NAMI walk. NAMI stands for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and I am on the board of directors for the local chapter, as well as volunteering for our chapter to give talks and lead support groups. Every Saturday my NAMI friends meet for […]


Little girl was getting smelly after spending time in the sun, so today after the Panthers game, I gave her a bath! We use Dr. Bronner’s unscented soap, Dr. Bronner’s citrus rinse, and Dr. Bronner’s leave-in peppermint conditioner. Now she’s squeaky clean and just a tad mad at me! Pictures […]

Doctor does it right 3

Today we went to a new doctor who specializes in laparoscopic hysterectomies. I have had endometriosis for decades, and have over the years tried almost everything for it. Some things have helped, but it has always returned. I am sick and tired of being in so much pain for a […]