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Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Hyde

My father ruled by intimidation. He was an imposing man with a quick temper. When you were in trouble, you made sure you went by him fast enough to catch the inevitable swat on the upswing. When he yelled, there was … Continue reading

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The baby won’t wait…

The due date for future boy was 08/16. Last week we saw the baby doc and my wife was 1.5″ dilated. The Dr. thought that my wife was likely going to deliver early. She said we would know after this … Continue reading

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So this happened…

In March, I weighed 240 pounds and started dieting and exercising.  I managed to lose around 2 pounds a week until I stalled at 228 pounds.  Much of that was because I stopped walking my 10,000 steps each day because … Continue reading

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confession

The more i think about the recovery of the abdominal reconstruction surgery the more frightened of it i become.  How am i going to get out of bed? Or a chair? How am i going to keep my stomach elevated? … Continue reading

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A is for Sadist?

This post brought to you by the letter A, as in April Fool’s Day.  I was going to do the A to Z challenge, but life got in the way and I apparently didn’t sign up in time.  Here is … Continue reading

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halfway there

Today marks the halfway point of the pregnancy.  “Future Boy” is growing rapidly, he’s about 10 1/2 ounces now, about ten inches, and about the size of a banana.  The baby app says my wife can expect to gain about … Continue reading

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happy paul

Yeah…I could live here.

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vacation time

We’re driving down to Aiken, SC to visit my wife’s relative’s and to show off her baby bump.  Also doing the season opening of a steeplechase track…or something like that.  I won’t be posting until Tuesday.  After the week I … Continue reading

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The streak is over

An 11 hour work day and a migraine have stopped the writing streak.

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Fatso

I joke that my butt could hold a pencil, and my wife hates when I do so.  And I joke that I need a bra for the same reason.  That’s looking more and more like it could be true.  I … Continue reading

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