Hillary’s Running, and I Can’t Shut Up About It.

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I never wanted Barack Obama to be President of the United States. I wanted Hillary Rodham Clinton. I armchair campaigned for her hard back in 2008, but I lost that fight. I reluctantly punched the “Obama” box on the ballot simply to keep that teabagger Palin out of office. Obama did an okay job. But I firmly believe Hillary would have done better. She was the original champion of universal healthcare. Barack’s version of “healthcare for everyone” is a watered down mess, let’s be honest....

About Gina

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Gina Crosley-Corcoran - writer, doula, childbirth educator, activist, and mother of 3 littles. Used to play in a famous rock band. Now earning a Master of Public Health in Maternal Child Health.
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In Honor of World Rat Day…

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Today is World Rat Day (yes, it’s a thing) so now seems like the perfect time to tell you all about what I did this week. Last Sunday, I made a decision that walks the line between “You have completely lost it” and “Best idea EVAR!” I’m an animal lover. I always have been. The one bright spot of my...

When Your Child is Actually Smarter Than You

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Of course my kids think they’re smarter than me. All kids do that sort of thing to their parents. They think we’re old and out-of-touch. We kind of are. Kids don’t know enough to know that they don’t know shit yet. Their whole world exists between home, school, and their grandparents’ houses. Once they have the dynamics of those places...

Return of the Mack…

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Wow. It’s kind of amazing how quickly and horribly things can go wrong when you stop taking a medication that you clearly need. In my case, I really needed that Abilify and things took a dark turn when the doc experimented with taking me off of it. Within three or four days of having my new prescription, I began feeling...

Forgotten Milestones.

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Sometimes the expenses that people pay from month to month can vary greatly. Their paycheck may not always cover those expenses. These can be things like a medical bill or a larger than usual insurance payment. If these bills are not paid on time, they can pile up, as can the charges associated with a late or delinquent payment.To avoid...

Things I Did and Did Not Do This Week [Trigger Warning]

And this is what depression looks like. It looks like nothing at all.

The internet has been a little nutty this week. I’ve been a little nutty this week. For the last few days, I don’t know which one of us is worse. But I do know that there are some things I’ve managed to do this week and some things I’ve been accused of but didn’t do. Let’s clear up any confusion....

And She’s Buying a Stairway… to Homework Avoidance

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So I had this conversation with my therapist last week. I said to him, “I just feel so lazy.” He chuckled and said, “You? Lazy? That’s almost comical.” After seeing the good doc for the last several months, I’d like to trust that he knows my self-loathing shenanigans by now. He’s pretty good at calling me on my depressive thoughts...

An Update on a Mom Y’all Helped Awhile Back…

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If you were a blog or facebook reader of mine circa 2012, you may remember Liz Hinz and The Card Writing Campaign. Liz had a massive stroke during childbirth that left her paralyzed down one half of her body. Can you imagine? Recovering from childbirth is hard enough. Taking care of a new baby is no easy task. But to...