Eczema and Pregnancy

Eczema sucks. It itches. It burns. It sets my entire body on a stressful edge. The most popular treatment by my dermatologist is to use steroid cream. When that didn’t work, she upped the level of steroids in the cream. But now I am pregnant. And steroids are a no-no. I have scratched my foot raw because it is an itch that I cannot ignore – I have even shed tears from the pain. Read More Eczema and Pregnancy

Where did the Rose-Colored Glasses Go?

My first two pregnancies were wonderful. Well, maybe not wonderful. In fact, they were really tough. But I think I looked at life back then through rose-colored glasses. I went through everything for the sake of my children–thus it was worth it. For some reason, this time, those glasses have slipped off. Read More Where did the Rose-Colored Glasses Go?

Strip Search: Kick in the Pants

Well, cats and kittens, we have our final three and move on to the finale. There have been some surprises, shockers, and some expected turns. But I love the fact this show is not on television and is true to the creators’ design–so fun! As noted before, they totally make fun of those other shows. Read More Strip Search: Kick in the Pants

There is Morning Sickness Help

Being pregnant at my age, a couple years from 40, was not my plan. When I was young and idealistic, I mapped out my life. I wanted a degree, husband, and children, a girl and a boy, all before 30. Umm…my life didn’t read the plan.

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Strip Search: The Right Approach Wins

The Challenge: Oh my goodness, did anyone else yell, “Where are you going?” The teams were pre-decided. Katie and Abby were paired up and Maki and Lexxy were a team. Each team had to find Seattle landmarks and sketch them. Abby and Katie mapped out their route before starting – see where this is going? Read More Strip Search: The Right Approach Wins

Strip Search: Paint the Line (Episodes 20, 21, 22)

So Strip Search is an awesome online reality game show that takes place in gorgeous Seattle, Washington. The contestants are artists striving to win a year’s office space at Penny Arcade. This show is even giving me delusions of grandeur–not that the artists competing in the show aren’t amazing–but I think, hey maybe I could do that. In reality, no I can’t. Read More Strip Search: Paint the Line (Episodes 20, 21, 22)