Observations from the slopes

After spending a few days in the mountains, there are a few things I feel compelled to point out and analyze, if for no other reason than to document this trip and keep myself entertained. Observation #1: It takes a whole lotta freaking work to get ready to go skiing. This sport is not for […]

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BII Symptoms

Let’s talk about all of the common symptoms that women experience with BII (Breast Implant Illness). Anxiety, fatigue, joint pain, muscle pain, insomnia, brain fog, difficulty concentrating, memory loss, limb numbness/tingling, vertigo, fever/chills, muscle weakness, temperature intolerance, sensitivity to light, sensitivity to sound, difficulty swallowing, hair loss, dry skin/hair, slow healing, sinus infections, recurrent illness, […]

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Questions for “normal”people

1. How do you survive without coffee? I cannot fathom this life. I don’t even want to think about it. It makes me shrivel up and die inside. Yes, I’m literally one of those people who doesn’t feel alive until they have had a cup in the morning. I prefer Topeca, but I will literally […]

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Breast Implant Illness

I decided to get breast implants about 4.5 years ago. Oddly enough, I wasn’t all that unhappy with my body. But I had given birth to two babies and things were starting to look quite different. The subtle shifts in the body I had known for 35 years felt almost like a betrayal. It’s a […]

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Let’s see the world

We are only weeks away from heading back to the mountains. I cannot flippin wait. I’m so ready for a change of scenery. We need to unwind and unplug for just a bit. I think we’re all excited for an adventure and this will be the kids first time to ski. I have this yearning […]

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Elke (Elk-uh)

Elke is 10.5, going on 20. What more can I say about this super STRONG willed, spunky girl. We did in-vitro to get pregnant with her (thanks endometriosis) and my Mom and I always joke that she took out the other 2 embryos that were implanted. God knows there’s only room for one Elke in this world! […]

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Living in LA: part 1

It was the year 2000 and I had been out of college for a year. I was young and restless and my on again, off again boyfriend/now husband wasn’t ready to make any long term commitments, and I wasn’t ready to sit around and wait any longer. So after visiting my best friend who had […]

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