posted by K | filed under Uncategorized | 17 Comments

This week I’m in a much less whiny mood, for several reasons: 1. My new Tempur-pedic mattress is like sleeping on a cloud of awesome. I don’t toss and turn nearly as much, and when I first stand up in the morning my hip/lower back feels only slightly twingey instead of excruciatingly painful. The only [...]

posted by K | filed under Grumpy Bear, Pregnancy | 6 Comments

According to, my uterus is now roughly the size of a basketball. I’ve never been good at sports – maybe that’s why all of a sudden I feel so miserable? Let me first say the obligatory spiel – yes, of course, it will all be worth it in the end, I’m still super-excited about [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Crafty, Simplify | 6 Comments

Decluttering the house. I am sitting in the living room, looking at the massive coffee table that’s a hand-me-down from Mom, and the whole thing is covered with STUFF. My wedding album and two scrapbooks, invoices and image CDs for my website work, Millie’s gutted tiger toy, the cats’ glove with all the fun stuff [...]

posted by K | filed under Extracurricular | 1 Comment

Three years ago (wow, has it really been that long?) I lost about 30 pounds. Over time, I gained back 10 of them and held there for two years until about a month ago, when I decided it was about time to take some more off. This sudden burst of motivation was mostly due to [...]