Sahara asked why I chose to come out at all, and although right at this minute my response is "AAAAAAAAAAAAAAA I DON'T KNOW, IT WAS THE STUPIDEST THING I'VE EVER DECIDED TO DOOOOOOOOO!!!!!," my real response is that I was finding myself reluctant to post photos of myself or to meet any of you in person because I was worried the plus-size thing would come as an unpleasant surprise to you. When I realized this was causing me anxiety and preventing me from doing things I wanted to do, I decided OUT WITH IT.
For example, here's the photo I wanted to use to illustrate the post about Rob teaching me to knit. I think it's a super-cute picture but I couldn't use it because then you'd knowwwwwwww:
Plus, then you'd see my unwise choice of hair dye. Sometimes trying to change nature doesn't work out very well.
Now I have a question for you: how late should a child be allowed to sleep in on a day when there's no particular reason to get up? How late did your parents let you sleep in? My eldest, who now qualifies as a "tween" I think, is still in bed at almost lunchtime. This is somehow more painful when the other children have been up since 5:30.
Life-improving products, part 4 - (Continued from part 1, part 2, and part 3.) Stearns Youth Life Vest (photo from Amazon.com). I’d been too scared to take the kids to any body of water oth...