What to Expect When You’re taking Misoprostol for a Miscarriage

By |June 16th, 2015|Daily Confessional|18 Comments

WARNING: I’m not writing this blog for regular TKC readers. Of course, you all are more than welcome to read about my miscarriage (which I’m sure this is the first you’re hearing of), but I warn you that this is a graphic post. I’m writing this blog for those of you Googling Misoprostol or Cytotec and what it’s […]

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Confessions of a Self-Acceptance Hypocrite

By |May 29th, 2015|Books, Daily Confessional|3 Comments

This may very well be my longest hiatus from blogging ever. It certainly wasn’t planned, but as my next book deadline looms closer (I have exactly a month—eek) I find that I’m completely spent on the word count at the end of the day.

Things have changed shape with my new book a bit, which is […]

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Why Working from Home with my Husband Won’t Lead to Divorce

By |April 27th, 2015|Daily Confessional|2 Comments

When The Fella and I tell people that we both work from home, they look at us like we’re nuts.

“Are you driving each other crazy?,” says just about everyone.

“No, it’s actually fine,” I say.

And then there’s a knowing look and a head bob.

 Hold off on the divorce countdown, folks. It’s all going to be okay.

 Yes, […]

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Keep your thumbs down!

By |April 10th, 2015|Daily Confessional|2 Comments

No more thumbs upping for me.

I done tore-n-d a ligament in my thumb.

How I did that, I don’t know, but it’s been hurting for a few months now. I just figured the pain would go away with time, but about a week ago I tried to hand The Fella a plate full of food with […]

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Surviving Passover

By |April 7th, 2015|Daily Confessional|1 Comment

My blogging always seems to lapse at this particular time of year. That’s because it’s Passover, and my eating gets super boring. We’re about midway through the eight days of Passover. This year I’m making The Fella “keep” the tradition. I’ve always kept things leavening free, but Roy isn’t as into keeping these traditions as […]

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April Resolutions: Spring Cleaning

By |April 1st, 2015|Resolutions|6 Comments

Happy April Fool’s Day.

 True story: I have never pranked. I had a brief moment where I imagined wrapping our toilet in plastic wrap, but realized that would just make a mess—and that’s gross. I have no pranking game.

 I don’t know about you but I’m relatively hopeful that this month will not be winter. I’m hopeful […]

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By |March 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments

The Fella and I have been back in New York for a few days now, and our return was anything but gentle. We had some travel drama in Russia that made for a teary flight home. All turned out okay in the end, but it was a super dramatic way to end our trip.

And then […]

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What I like about you: Israel edition

By |March 18th, 2015|Daily Confessional|2 Comments

We walked around the Tel Aviv pier yesterday, as did the rest of the city.
The Fella always says I see Israel through tourist goggles, and therefore everything is wonderful, whereas day-to-day life isn’t much of a picnic (or, in Hebrew, “picnikim”). Sure the produce and dairy is amazing, the healthcare is topnotch and FREE, and […]

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Lifestyle changes are coming to Chez Schwartz

By |March 17th, 2015|Daily Confessional|1 Comment

My digestive system and I have come to a peace agreement and I can finally eat all that Israel has to offer. The Fella and I celebrated last night by getting some gelato at 9pm, which we had to finish promptly by 10pm because we had to be in a fasted state for our BMR […]

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The Israel Detox

By |March 13th, 2015|Daily Confessional|5 Comments

I’ve made some bad choices in my life, but eating Russian airport food may be among the worst. The Fella and I had what turned out to be 13.5 hours to burn in the Moscow airport (I miscalculated my former estimate because of Daylight Savings). What do you do when you’re stuck in an enormous […]

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