Category Archives: emergency room

how bed rest is like prison…with perks

this time last year i was in the hospital on bed rest. oh man, it sucked. i cried, i whined, i complained, and i pretty much threatened the nurses and docs. like seriously. i was a caged animal. or a … Continue reading

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mooshie knows best

we spent all morning a few days ago in tears…you see, after helping us out for weeks, mooshie finally hightailed it outta here. stinks bawled her face off, i cried, and i think even puddn teared up knowing he had … Continue reading

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put a cork in it

well it happened again. i woke up early saturday morning to take a wizz and there it was—a river of bright-red blood. you’d think that after the last crazy episode, puddn and i would be prepared…but nope, we’re clearly the … Continue reading

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flat on my back

right now my pits reek worse than puddn’s sweaty (and hairy) ass after crossfit. and it’s after 5 pm, and i haven’t brushed my teeth yet today. seriously, i’m repulsive. but who gives a sh*t? it’s not like anyone’s gonna … Continue reading

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bloody saturday

little did i know when i went to bed on friday night that i’d wake up a few hours later in a huge pool of blood—the exact terrifying scene the docs warned me about. it was really freakin’ happening… we’d … Continue reading

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knocked up…another top 12

last week i wrote about the top 12 crappiest parts about being preggers—that was a total cinch. but that got me thinking…could i come up with 12 good things about being knocked up? lemme tell ya, it was a helluva … Continue reading

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bloody hell

yesterday my high-risk doc scared the living sh*t outta me. as puddn and i walked outta the office, i asked if he was ready to be a single dad to 2 kids—after i bleed to death… yep, that’s what the … Continue reading

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baby-napped

i spent the majority of last week bawling like an idiot. you see, my sweet lil girl was ripped from my arms, stuffed in the backseat of a car, and driven hours away…by my in-laws. yep, those bastards totally stole … Continue reading

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cruel april fool

i was waiting all day for puddn to play a dumb joke on me. i figured he’d try to get me back for lying to him about the sex of the baby—then posting his ding-dong reaction on youtube. but it … Continue reading

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water, water everywhere

the other day our pregnant neighbor heather said she was scared her water was gonna break somewhere in public, like at work or in target. i tried to make her feel better by telling her my own ridiculous water-breaking story…ugh, … Continue reading

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