New Design & Comments

With the new design of the blog, I wanted to try out using an integrated Facebook comment system. After one day, I decided that I wanted to revert back to WordPress comments. The lack of functionality, notifications,  and moderation on the Facebook comments just...

Cast Away

It’s time for a new elbow brace. I’ve had my current one for 2 years so it’s due. First, a cast of my arm is made. I’ll have the new brace in a couple of...

Sad News

Toca was diagnosed with cancer around Thanksgiving and went into a course of surgeries and chemotherapy for treatment. This morning Toca looked worse and felt hot. We took him to the animal hospital. We were supposed to just drop him off because it was just a check up...

Cupcake Confession

I am known as a lover of cupcakes. Cupcakes are sweet, adorable, tiny, and often colorful. I cannot resist cuteness. I own cupcake erasers, necklaces, earrings, fabric, and other knickknacks. I even desperately want this painting. I have considered getting a cupcake...

The Weight of Comments About Weight

I’ve never thought I was fat and I’ve never thought I was too thin. That is, of course, until people remind me it’s so. I ran into someone I worked with 7 years ago and almost immediately she said, “You’ve lost so much weight.” She...