Category: Ice skating: the adventure I never saw coming

Change is the only true constant in life

Change is the only true constant in life
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog about living in the routine of life – walking in the status quo, as it were. The reality, though, is that change is the only true constant in life. Status quo, life without chaos, is a good thing. It allows us moments of rest between the... Read more »

How having an HMO for health insurance has failed my child

How having an HMO for health insurance has failed my child
From my two previous posts, Ice skating: 4 skates, 2 wrists and an E.R., and Trichotillomania, left wrists and dislocated thumbs: why this mom totally lost it today, many of you know that my girls got hurt 20 minutes apart the very first time they went ice skating. This should be the final installment in this... Read more »

Trichotillomania, Left Wrists and Dislocated Thumbs: Why this mom totally LOST it today

Trichotillomania, Left Wrists and Dislocated Thumbs: Why this mom totally LOST it today
I have two children. I took them ice skating, and within 20 minutes of each other, they both fell and needed x-rays on their left wrists. My oldest of these two children also suffers from an impulse control disorder called trichotillomania (she pulls out her eyelashes, eyebrows and hair) which I am doing a series... Read more »
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Ice Skating: 4 Skates, 2 wrists and an E.R.

Our good friends were going ice skating to celebrate their son’s birthday. These friends live across the street, and their two boys are good friends to my two girls. It’s great that we are all friends; my girls need exposure to other humans with testosterone poisoning besides their dad. Their son comes to our house,... Read more »