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Hey! Are you a Super Woman? Me neither!



My two kids and I live with chronic pain from joint hypermobility syndrome. Here is where I share all of our wacky adventures with a dash of wisdom and a shot of vodka. I don’t take myself too seriously, and you shouldn’t either! If you live with chronic illness, have kids, or believe that pain is best managed by laughter, then this is the place for you. I talk about health, being a good enough parent (no helicoptering allowed), my mad skills as a suburban survivalist, and anything else that is rattling around in my drug-addled brain (curse you, Topamax!) You can check out some of my previous ramblings below.

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Recent Posts

Products to Help EDS

As a patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and a mother of two patients, I have spent the better part of the past several years finding products to help EDS patients like us. Mainly, we need things to help our posture, adaptive equipment, and alternative pain control. Some of the things I have bought have worked […]

Reduce Anxiety From a New Diagnosis

My husband kissed me hello after he walked in the door today. “Thanks for not having cancer…again.” A suspicious lump had me racing to my local breast center last week, and the biopsy results came in today (benign – whew!) Seven months ago, I had brain surgery to remove a tumor that turned out also […]

Why Eggs and Bunnies at Easter?

(Originally posted April 2 2015) Why Eggs and Bunnies at Easter? If glitter is the herpes of the craft world, then food dye is syphilis. It’s not that I’m not crafty – I get a meth high from a Pinterest Board just like every other red-blooded ‘Merican Mom. But I draw the line when that […]