Monthly Archives: August 2012

Returning to Work

When I get sad, I stop being sad and be awesome instead.  True story. -Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother Tomorrow is the big day.  After 8.5 weeks at home with Libby, I am returning to the workforce. When … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: 2012 Edition

This is just how I envisioned my summer.  Lounging on the deck, sipping a Fresca while Libby napped in the shade. This didn’t happen for several reasons: 1. It took us the entire summer to figure this whole parenting thing … Continue reading

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Kidnapped

Greetings from the Homeland! The grandparents and great-grandparents have been begging to see Libby before I go back to work, since it will be several months before we are able to come home again.  Since Mike is back at school … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Be Fast Than Skinny

I haven’t lost a pound since Libby was two weeks old. There are two ways to lose weight: A) decreasing calories, or B) increasing activity. While there are many women who claim breastfeeding helps them lose their baby weight quickly, I … Continue reading

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2012 Farmstead Stampede Recap

Find the full 2012 Farmstead Stampede results here. We made it! Saturday was a gorgeous morning – the temperature was in the low 60’s for the 7AM start, as the sun was coming up over the horizon.  For the first time … Continue reading

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