kids, Medical, memoir, memories, Uncategorized

“That was NOT OKAY! NOT. OKAY!!”

Well, since my emergency post from last time seems to be a success, I decided I'd tell you about another emergency I had to deal with once. Not life threatening, thank goodness... But it was adrenaline inducing nonetheless for me. I am fairly certain I haven't written about it here before. Many, many moons ago… Continue reading “That was NOT OKAY! NOT. OKAY!!”

Fiction, Uncategorized

Rhyan’s Rainbow

One of my most amazing professors at Uni - Beth Beverly - had her middle child Rhyan born with a Congenital Heart Defect. Not only did Beth inspire me to continue to pursue the sciences (she was my Anatomy and Physiology 1, Anatomy and Physiology 2, and my Medical Microbiology Professor) she even gave me… Continue reading Rhyan’s Rainbow

nostalgia, Uncategorized

Books to read; books to inspire

  I don't know if I can point to many particular authors to narrow down the list as opposed to listing actual book titles. I also don't know if I can say that any particular book or author specifically inspired me to write like Mr Bailey was able to do, so I am going to… Continue reading Books to read; books to inspire

Maja, Uncategorized

Pippi o Bamse; Teaching my Children Swedish

Ok, it's time to get serious. I have always said I would teach my children Swedish from a young age. At least passable elementary Swedish and then when they get older they would hopefully decide to continue their studies in it. I have not taken it very seriously - by that I mean I have… Continue reading Pippi o Bamse; Teaching my Children Swedish

Husband, kids, relationships, Uncategorized

The Scandal of it all

I struggle between wanting to be the open and honest mother  - no pussy footing around - that I would like to be with my children vs wanting to shield them from the scary truths. I don't want my kids to be overly sheltered ... I also don't want to fade out as a person… Continue reading The Scandal of it all