Posts Tagged "throw-up"

“Throw Up”

Posted by on Apr 6, 2010 in A Story, Blog | 0 comments

I was hopeful to ponder significant thoughts and experience great adventures today. Instead – I am cleaning up THROW UP and doing way too many loads of laundry?!? What is going on? My Maya is not well today, and my Mom job is calling my name. And this bullet on the job description is a hard one for me. Bodily functions going the wrong way they were intended is not my strong point! The words of my friends Henri Nouwen and Brother Lawrence run through my mind and heart encouraging me to stay the course, reminding me of the eternal significance of even these moments, causing me to take a deep breath and embrace the possibility of significant thoughts and great...

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“Locker #4 and the Master Key!”

Posted by on Jan 11, 2007 in A Story, Blog | 0 comments

This past weekend I had one too many “firsts!” I had my first “embarrassing throw-up” moment and my first “Jessica McClure” moment (you remember the little girl trapped in the well?!?). Anyways, we were at a birthday party at the YMCA indoor pool, and all of the sudden, Maya runs from the pool with mouth covered. And, yes, she says the words – “Mommy, I think I am going to throw up.” Instantly, my Mom alertness and agility kicks in, and we make record time to the bathroom or at least we made it to the bathroom door. So, there we were, Maya and I, right in the middle of the party, right in the middle of the entry from the indoor pool to the bathroom,...

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