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January 27, 2012

This week.

Popcorn, eaten out of the dogs' bowls, natch. 

This week Tessa told Nekos, "Bye-bye, Dada," per usual, but then added this morsel of adorable: "I wanna kiss."

This week I cleaned vomit out of every crevasse of Tessa's car seat.

This week I found out that Tessa tested negative for the autoantibodies that might have made her a candidate to inherit her dad's Type 1 diabetes.

This week I chewed off all my fingernails after a two-month sojourn from nail-biting.

This week Nekos and I happily spent an obscene amount of money on Tessa's birthday outfit (still two months away). 

This week my girl, who usually sleeps 12 hours straight without a peep, was up at least once a night, howling for milk and food and rocking chair loving.

This week Nekos and I completed the first season of Boardwalk Empire, which is so sex, drugs and rock and roll, but in the 1920s.

This week we found out Tessa had the makings of a double ear-infection, hence the late-night howling.

This week I wrote a short story.

This week I saw a four-month old little boy in a coffee shop who made my ovaries do cartwheel after cartwheel.

This week Tessa started saying hilariously long strings of, "Ok, Ok, alright, alright, OK, OK, alright, alright, Ok, Ok," which I suspect is what she so often hears me say wearily as she asks me for her umpteenth cup of milk.

This week I fell in love with my husband. For the ten-thousandth time.

This weekend we will take Tessa to the circus. For the first time.


  1. Lil Muse LilyJanuary 28, 2012 6:46 AM

    wow, that's a busy week! i suggest garlic drops for Tessa's ear infection. you can get them at the health food store. a few drops, 3 times of day and should go away. it's what we have done with Lily instead of antibiotics.
    also... the circus? fun!

  2. ryan laceyJanuary 28, 2012 2:24 PM

    I want to stop biting my nails so bad, but I never last more than about 4 days. I don't understand why... I'll be on Day 4, feeling good about having something close to normal-human-looking hands, then I'll just bite them all off. Then I hate myself and I wonder why most people never bite their nails without even a moment's thought when it is a constant struggle for me. Sigh.

  3. CindyJanuary 28, 2012 7:46 PM

    Sounds like a beautifully busy week.

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