typing in bursts as tommy allows my arms freedom...
i totally had it in my head that tommy would never eat fast food or any junk food. definitely not the worst of the worst, maruchan ramen. holy smokes what happened??
oh, that's right. single parenthood happened. so i have learned:
in a pinch, mcdonald's will always work.
anything that takes more than 10 minutes to cook will end up burned because that's the extent of my attention span.
for every 5…Continue
after locking the door behind my brother i made it about three steps before sitting down on the floor and crying my eyes out. tommy was oblivious for a few minutes but when he noticed i was on the floor (his floor, his level) he came running over stand on my legs and feet. he couldn't seem to process what mommy was doing. which makes sense because i try to never cry in front of him. i could see "mommy tears? does not compute" going across his face. then, because i was sad, miserable and just…Continue
Added by burp mcgurk, Star Mom on November 15, 2011 at 6:47pm — No Comments
my brother put himself in rehab (again) last june. he had to sell his cadillac to pay for it. i really truly thought this was it and we could leave this nasty chapter behind us. three weeks after he left (the rehab is in louisiana) he came home to have hernia surgery. by the end of his stay he'd used up all his pain pills and was replacing them with aspirin so i wouldn't notice they were all gone. (23 in 3 days). he went back and was gone another three months. my dad got e. coli (again) and…Continue