• Brimleys holding hands in hospital
    Things That Suck

    I’m Not Grateful

    I really should just stop looking at Facebook, at least at the end of the day.  I actually like hearing the updates from friends and family and I don’t even mind the cute (and curated) photos of everyone’s kids and vacations.  But – and I mean this in the kindest way I can say – the quotes that appear on my screen are often really awful.  Here was one I stumbled across today:  “Motherhood sucks me dry of my time, of my energy, of my independence.  But when I fall into bed at the end of an upended day, when the tired I feel is already bleeding over into tomorrow,…