I CAN’T GET OUT OF MY DAMN KITCHEN. SEND HELP. Okay, not really. I’m not actually trapped in my kitchen. But this picture pretty much sums up my experience trying to navigate my house in a wheelchair. Wahhhh.
Archives for November 2012
An update to my last post, where I detailed my unfortunate slip down the stairs. Turns out, I didn’t tear my ACL – looks like I strained it severely, but didn’t tear it. After an MRI and many days of excruciating pain, here is what I did to myself: Torn meniscus, severe ligament strain, avulsed […]
My friends think I’m weird because I always wear shoes. I put my shoes on when I get up, and I don’t take them off until I go to bed. I never walk around barefoot. I have foot issues, and my feet are very unhappy when I walk around without shoes on. Tuesday night, however, […]
Colorado has had a tough year. It felt to me like we were just beginning to move forward from the wildfires that ravaged our state and the theater shooting right in our ‘hood, when 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway was abducted. Every parent I know was completely on edge during that first horrific week, hoping for a […]
My older set of twins turned 9 in August, but unfortunately, we weren’t able to do too much for their birthday, beyond cake and presents at home with the family. My boy seemed perfectly content with this, but my girl has been bugging us for a belated slumber party since her birthday. It finally happened […]
I married into a big Mexican family, and one of the ways I immediately won the heart of my husband was with my fabulous carnitas recipe. Carnitas = shredded Mexican pork, tender and delicious, served up usually in corn tortillas like tacos. Carnitas Tacos – this recipe is simple and amazing – my kids have […]