Warning: this is a (partial) venting post! Have you ever spent a full hour at the clinic waiting for your turn to get what should be a five second blood test? Well to be technically correct, my turn happened waaaay before the hour was up. Except that every lucky lady (hint: not infertile, as in … Continue reading Focus.
Recently we were at cousins for Shabbos, when their little son stopped my husband after davening and said "Why do Meir and Avi (his brothers who both got married after us) have kids and you don't? It's not fair! I think you should get a turn already..." Thankfully, this kid is just too cute - … Continue reading It’s Fair, But…
It's a game we play from time to time, Re-writing what we'll say, When DH will get up to speak, On that long-awaited day. (Come to think of it, there may be two, or dare i suggest three? A triple Bris, thanks to IUI, Or was it the HSG?) In any case, Long or short, … Continue reading Bris Remarks
I found this comic a while back, in When Do the Good Things Start? by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski. It was an instant favourite, and I've been thinking of it ever since. It's a game we all play. Stop anyone, anyplace, and they can probably give you three reasons why their life is worse than the … Continue reading There’s a World Outside My Little World