Author Archives: Pattie

The Son’ll Come Out Tomorrow

Song Lyric of the Day: Tomorrow, tomorrow I love ya tomorrow / You’re always a day away Aileen Quinn / “Tomorrow“ Tomorrow is the big day: We finally get to meet Little Dude. I will be 39 weeks and 1 … Continue reading

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Fun With Gestational Diabetes

Song Lyric of the Day: I want candy / I want candy Bow Wow Wow / “I Want Candy“ I had gestational diabetes when I was pregnant with Coraline. Apparently age and ethnicity play into the likelihood of developing it … Continue reading

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30 Weeks

Song Lyric of the Day: You don’t need direction, you know which way to go / And I don’t want to hold you back, I just want to watch you grow Carole King / “Child of Mine“ A few months … Continue reading

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One Year Gone

Song Lyric of the Day: Oh the tree of life is growing / Where the spirit never dies / And the bright light of salvation / Shines in dark and empty skies Bob Dylan / “Death Is Not the End“ … Continue reading

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15 Years Later

Song Lyric of the Day: I thought a light went out, but now the candle shines / I thought my tears wouldn’t stop, then I dried my eyes / And after all of this, the truth that holds me here / Is that … Continue reading

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30 Day Blog Challenge: Day 20

Day 20. The last argument you had I don’t remember what causes most of the arguments I have, so I’ll go with one of the few I do remember. It was while I was pregnant with Coraline. Rich thought it … Continue reading

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30 Day Blog Challenge: Day 19

Day 19: Something that never fails to make you feel better I can say sex, right? This blog challenge warrants honesty, so I’ll go ahead and say sex.

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30 Day Blog Challenge: Day 18

Day 18: Disrespecting parents This is, I think, a stupid prompt. Unless you have the world’s worst parents, they deserve at least some respect. I say this from the point of view of someone who is now a parent: I … Continue reading

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30 Day Blog Challenge: Day 17

Day 17: Things that make you scared Ah, this list could go on forever. I already wrote about the horrific political climate. In addition to that, there are plenty of other real-world things that scare me: terrorism, health epidemics, the … Continue reading

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30 Day Blog Challenge: Day 16

Day 16: 3 things you are proud about your personality Loyalty: I’m pretty damn loyal, but cross or hurt someone I love, you’re dead to me. Gotta earn that loyalty, and it is not gained by treating others like crap. … Continue reading

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