Author Archives: SP

About SP

Recovering pharmacy technician, History BA, wife to a workaholic, mommy to one pup and two boys, epileptic, vegetarian. I've got a mouth like a sailor & find myself becoming more cynical & more liberal all the time.

Thanks, Democrats

Everyone should read up on how Harry Reid and the Democrats shot us all in the foot by changing the rules from a super majority to a simple majority in 2013. To my dismay, I found myself agreeing with Mitch … Continue reading

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Why we marched

Today, as a family, and with so many others here and across the world we marched. Not because our candidate didn’t win Not because we’re special snowflakes Not because of our liberal tears Not because we are “libtards” Not because … Continue reading

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Find me a better word than deplorable

No, I’m not ranting about the President-Elect or his supporters, but “deplorable” is the most apt word I can think of for the behavior of Greg Abbott and his hateful little band of assholes. It shouldn’t need to be pointed … Continue reading

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How dare they. Shame on the Texas Legislature. Again.

The Texas Legislature has done a number of despicable things under the direction of Greg Abbott, but this is their current atrocity. I’d like to give a little background on myself: I miscarried a planned pregnancy in December, 2008. Before losing … Continue reading

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On loss

I feel like this is possibly a topic I shouldn’t write about, but I need to get this out and this is the best way to somewhat organize my thoughts. It has been almost a month since my friend, Jessica, … Continue reading

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Witch hunt of the moment

This article is from 2012, but it’s very relevant considering recent events. At times it’s really hard trying to raise a child to be responsible/independent while fostering and embracing their curiosity and keeping them from hurting themselves. Their impulses control … Continue reading

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Difficult pregnancies and becoming a mother or: How I became more pro-choice

To say that I have difficult pregnancies is a gross understatement. I’ve been pregnant three times, twice with planned pregnancies, and once a total surprise. Through all three pregnancies I suffered a debilitating condition called hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). Some people dismiss … Continue reading

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4 years later

It’s been 4 years since my miscarriage. I never know which date to track it by. Is it the 8th when we found out the pregnancy was no longer viable? Or is it the 10th when I had the d&c, … Continue reading

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impatient little thing

Boy2 is determined to make his debut early. At my OB visit yesterday I was 4cm dilated & Dr. F said she anticipates hearing from me Sunday night when she’s on call. I have an appointment Thursday, but she said … Continue reading

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no more room at the inn

and… My skin feels like it’s about to burst.

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