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Diagnosis and treatment

Tweet My last blog post was so, so bleak. I was in such a horrible place when I wrote it, and I feel like a completely different person today. It’s 12:09 a.m. on Friday morning, I just forced myself to … Continue reading

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The House with No Mezuzot

Tweet On Wednesday, I lived in a house with no Mezuzot.¬†We had a slow start to the morning on Wednesday because of Gaby’s cousin’s wedding the night before. It took longer for me to drag myself up and out of … Continue reading

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Third Generation

Tweet (Photo: Jewish children, bearing the yellow star of David, during the Holocaust) I’m what they call 3G, or third generation Holocaust survivor. I realized this evening that, my daughters, are 4G. The fourth generation. In my mind, the fourth … Continue reading

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The Shabbos Cholent

Tweet Last night, I packed up Baby S., pumped DH full of coffee, picked up Ariella (who came baring delicious gifts of homemade granola) and headed out of Jerusalem towards Petach Tikva. Destination: an evening out with some Israeli food … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah Countdown

Tweet Where or where to begin? I have been MIA for most of this month because we were on vacation in Switzerland and Italy. It was really wonderful but not at all relaxing. My next requirement for traveling is a … Continue reading

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BlogHer10 – Hometown Conference

Tweet I am insanely jealous right now, of all the amazing women who are attending BlogHer10 in Manhattan. I was up tweeting early this morning and just reading all these women, hanging out at the Hilton bar, walking the steaming … Continue reading

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Not So Fun with Fondant

Tweet After spending four frustrating hours today trying to make the perfect birthday cake for my Father-in-law’s 61st birthday celebration this evening, I’ve come to a realization. I will never, ever, be the Mom who makes gorgeous birthday cakes for … Continue reading

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Diaper Change Challenges

Tweet G-d bless our little girl. That’s what I whispered to the Lord as I was covered in her crap during a diaper-change-wrestling-match-moment that would rival the WWF. We don’t even know when this all started, but recently, Baby J … Continue reading

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Fertility Clinic

Tweet It’s 5:45 a.m. Israel time and while I should be sound asleep, I’m up crying. Baby J woke up at 5:15 a.m. and DH managed to get her back to sleep, but she woke me up and my thoughts … Continue reading

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Life After Miscarriage

Tweet Its been 19 days since my miscarriage and the D&C at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. I can’t believe its already been 19 days. Two weeks and three days. Time, they say, heals all wounds. Time, for me, … Continue reading

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