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East TN Wildfires: a call for help

Friends, I have never written a post like this before. As you all know, I live in Nashville, which is located in the heart of Tennessee. My state is bordered on the east by the Smoky Mountains, an absolutely gorgeous ...

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My Experience with a Skyla IUD: 18 Months Post-Insertion

This post is the final update in a series about my experiences with a Skyla IUD.  You can find the first post, detailing insertion, here;  the second post, three months out, is here. Hi everyone, and welcome back!  Again, if ...

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We Bought a Condo!

Hi guys!!  Last time I updated you, I mentioned that CB and I were in the process of purchasing a condo.  We closed successfully on June 21st!!!  YaY!!!  Here’s a brief timeline of how it went down: March: Get preapproved ...

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Proof of Life: 2016 Edition

Hey guys, I’m here.  I’m still alive.  Things have been incredibly busy.  I figured I’d drop you a few brief lines to update you on what the hell I’ve been up to and to let you know that I’m still ...

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My Experience with a Skyla IUD: 3 Months Post-Insertion

This post is the second in a series about my experiences with a Skyla IUD. You can find the first post, detailing insertion, here; the final post, 18 months out, is here. Hi everyone, and welcome back!  Again, if you ...

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My Experience with a Skyla IUD

Before we get started discussing how I chose a Skyla IUD as my form of birth control, a disclaimer:  If you don’t want to hear anything about my vagina or uterus, please skip this blog post.  Male family members and ...

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Shadow’s PU, part 3

This is the third, and hopefully final update to my cat Shadow’s perineal urethrostomy (feline P.U. surgery).  You can find the first part here, and the update here. First off, thank you, everybody, for your comments and support.  Since this ...

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Shadow’s PU, Updated

It’s been a little over a month, and I need to update my account of Shadow’s perineal urethrostomy (feline P.U. surgery).  Rather than tack on to the first post I made, I decided to go ahead and begin fresh here ...

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My experience with a feline perineal urethrostomy (cat pu)

As some of you guys know from my facebook page, my cat Shadow has been having some issues.  He had a UTI that did not get cleared up with a round of antibiotics, and got progressively worse to the point ...

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The Case of the Missing Panties

Pardon me for a moment while we step away from our normal topics of low carb foods and adorable cat pictures.  I have a story to tell – an embarrassing, hilarious story that hearkens back to my days in college. ...

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2014 can go to hell

Real talk, 2014 was a shitty year for me and my family. There were some highlights, but as a whole, it was a hard and terrible year.  Don’t get me wrong – it was a great one for this blog, ...

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Proof of Life

Hi, everybody!  I have an announcement to make!  I am still alive.  I know it got kinda sketchy there, since it’s been who knows when since I posted last, but hey… I’ve been super busy.  I am coming up for ...

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