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December 2014

The Value of a Life

I used to be staunchly pro-choice. Politically, anyway. In the past decade, I’ve taken to describing my views as “politically pro-choice, but …

Dec 28, 2014: A Haphazard Christmas

Merry Christmas, everyone! Or Happy Hanukkah. Or just happy December. Whatever you celebrate, happy happy! I must say, our Christmas has not …

Christmas Eve at the Shrink

It wasn’t in the plan to spend Christmas Eve talking to a psychiatrist. Not even one teeny bit. But as fate would …

Talking about Autism…Sort Of

This past week, we finally had our long-awaited appointment for Theo with a developmental pediatrician. We’ve been waiting for this appointment since …

Dec 21, 2014: Radio Silence

Forgive me–the blog will be delayed until tomorrow sometime. Today has proven to be a challenging day, and I’m not feeling very …

A Silver Lining

Almost two months ago, I sort of lost my job. I’m freelance, so technically I can work for anyone I want—and really, …