100 Word Challenge: Spring

After a weekend of passing around the familial cold, pints of NyQuil, cartons of tissue, gallons of water and juice, Monday dawned bright and my cold had seeped into my chest. I woke up sounding like a barking seal. Spent most of the day emptying my tissue trash and heating water for chamomile tea. Tuesday…

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Resume normal

She hadn’t showered in three days, hadn’t slept for more than an hour at a time in almost a week. The dark circles under her eyes made her look as beat up as she felt. Even her hair hurt. Dragging through the house, her feet were lead, her arms hung limply at her sides. When…

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Sneaking away: flu edition

The Boy had the flu all this week so it kept me close to home being all mommy-ish with my sick 18yo baby.  I can count on two things when he’s sick: 1) while awake, he carries on the worthy tradition of being totally incapacitated by a Man Cold and 2) when he does sleep, he’s…

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