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It’s Different When Mom Gets Sick…Gina’s Favorites

It’s Different When Mom Gets Sick…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley
My 13 year old was in a giving mood this week and shared his bronchitis with me. It’s really my own fault. That’s what happens when you teach your kids to share, and you snuggle with them when they’re sick. That’s ok, though, because the family that coughs together, bonds together. To keep you in giggles while I’m coughing and going through copious amounts of Kleenex,

My Flab Is Snickering Again

My Flab Is Snickering Again
by Gina Valley

See all those sad people around you?  They’re the ones trying to adopt healthy habits.

These days nearly everyone is trying to get healthy.  That’s why there’s so much road rage on the freeways, at the grocery store, and in the Jelly Belly Factory parking Lot.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley My Flab Is Snickering Again Dieting HealthI’ve been caught up in The War Against Flab just like everyone else.

Top 10 Ways To Tick Off Your Cardiologist

Top 10 Ways To Tick Off Your Cardiologist
by Gina Valley

Met my new cardiologist yesterday.  Gotta say, pretty rude.

Him.  Not me.

I was delightful.

I miss the cardiologist I met in that tiny town in Washington when my whole mystery ailment started.  I always get his last name wrong, but his first name is Romeo.  He was caring and patient,

Nothing’s More Stressful Than Relaxing

Nothing’s More Stressful Than Relaxing
by Gina Valley

I’m on a de-stress regimen.

(You can read my tale of “woe” resulting in the doctor-ordered-even-though-I-should-have-done-this-ages-ago-for-my-own-health-and-well-being-not-to-mention-to-set-a-good-example-for-my-kids de-stressing in yesterday’s post  Seriously Today – That Kind Of Sucked, But I’m Still Kicking).

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My pack is trying to help me de-stress (I suspect they figure the more they help,

Seriously Today – That Kind Of Sucked, But I’m Still Kickin’!

Seriously Today – That Kind Of Sucked, But I’m Still Kickin’!
by Gina Valley

I planned a longer than usual road trip with my pack this summer.

That should have given us a few extra days to stop and do fun things along the way to and from their grandparents’ house, and a few extra days to stay with their grandparents.  We’d have had 11 or 12 days to hang out with their grandparents,