Category Archives: Metuchen

Oh, poor Emily


Late Thursday night I took a trip to Target for school supplies for Max.  I probably should have done that before the fourth day of school, but part of me didn’t quite believe Max was actually going back to school, so why spend money on notebooks?  I found myself in […]

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Badge of Honor


I have been having a lot of trouble stopping myself from worrying about big things, so I am forcing myself to focus on the good.  One of the surprising things I really like right now is my security badge.  Parents of kids who are patients here at the hospital get […]

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Just Plain Weird


Ten years…. Max’s age as of last week and the amount of time I have been a mom to a child with cerebral palsy.  One would think, I would think, that I would have gotten the hang of it by now. This past year brought Max much success and many […]

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Malfunction Malfunction (and spoken in a robotic voice…)


My boy is made up of many parts – and many of them mechanical, inanimate and highly breakable. A few weeks ago, his alignment was off.  His walker veered to the right no matter what he did. He frequently found himself in the bushes and sometimes in the middle of […]

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Diary of a mad deprived woman…


Deprived of sugar and social interaction, I should not be left in rooms full of people I know. Strange things begin to happen. Let me preface this by saying that I have been deprived of these good things by my own choice.  I am not being held hostage, tied under […]

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me, me, me and a blog…


For years, I have written this blog, sometimes regularly, sometimes not so much… In fact, I was surprised to find out that this nonsense has been going on for about five years.  I write when I have nothing else to do or when I have too much to do, but […]

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At this very second I am arguing with myself about everything.  I literally have those annoying  voices in my head and they are both pissed. My good fairy is disgusted with me because I am begging, literally begging to go back to sleep, eat junk all day and hide my […]

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Parting Words


Today… a reprint from last night’s meeting: Thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak at my final Council meeting. As you all know, I did not seek re-election to Metuchen Borough Council. This decision was not a political one nor a reflection of any action taken by the […]

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