Marriage Mom: He Said WHAT?!?

I have to hand it to my husband, he has been with me through thick and thin, the highs and the lows. And by thick and thin, I am referring to my thighs. And by highs and lows, I mean numbers on the scale. We met the summer after my sophomore year in college and I have no idea what I weighed quite honestly.  I (of course) thought I was fat, but in retrospect I was … [Read more...]

From There to Here: Hey Mom, Don’t Be A Martyr

By Amy L. Hatch I ate breakfast today, standing up at my kitchen counter. That doesn't sound like a big deal, like breaking news, like something you tell the Internet about. What's that famous quote? No one wants to know what you had for lunch, and all that jazz? Well, for me, breakfast is no small feat. Usually, I'm so exhausted when I finally fall into bed that I … [Read more...]

From There to Here: Hair Today, Might Be Gone Tomorrow

By Amy L. Hatch In the photograph to the left, I'm wearing a wig. This picture was taken about six months after I asked my husband to shave my head. Why? Because the last wisps of hair clinging to my scalp made the fact that I was 90 percent bald even more glaring. That moment with the razor, in the bathroom of our pre-kids loft apartment, was more intimate than any … [Read more...]