Monthly Archives: May 2008

Body Image and Teenage Girls

With Memorial Day coming up, J and I invited some close friends and their kids (who are also H’s close friends) to come over to the house to swim and grill out. We’ve had a pool for about 6 years, … Continue reading

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Am I Cheating on my Dentist?

H’s recent gum surgery was the beginning of the final solution to problems she’s had with her front teeth since before she was two. She fell on the playground a month before her second birthday and knocked out the pretty … Continue reading

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Mini City

I was looking through some old pictures for a slide show of H’s nine years at her current school (she’s changing schools for 9th grade), and I came across this picture of me and my little brother when we were … Continue reading

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Antibiotics four times a day???

H is all better now, other than the occasional, “Wipe the blood off your teeth, honey.” We had a nice Mother’s Day brunch with my mom and dad, and took a few really nice pictures outside afterwards. I just downloaded … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the moms, and future moms out there…Happy Mother’s Day!

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Mother’s Day thoughts

It’s the day before Mother’s Day, and I’ve been doing a lot of “Mom” kind of things. H made it through day one after gum surgery. She’s been incredible about keeping ice on her mouth, so the swelling isn’t too … Continue reading

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Gum surgery for my daughter

When my daughter was 2, she fell on the playground and knocked out her front baby tooth. When the permanent tooth grew in, in first grade, she fell on the playground at school and knocked IT out. So she has … Continue reading

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Disordered eating vs. living a healthy lifestyle?

I’ve written in the past about my obsession with exercise. I think it boils down to the fact that I like the way it feels when I’ve had a good workout, and it has helped prevent the weight gain that … Continue reading

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