A lack-of-sleeping sickness

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I've been taking trazodone for help sleeping for the past couple of years. While it doesn't put me to sleep anymore, it does help me stay asleep. Without it, I wake up about four to six times during the night. I've taken two 50mg tablets the entire time. So when I saw my meds management doctor, he offered to combine it into a single 100 mg pill. Continue Reading

Freebie Friday


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Who wants a quickie?

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Quick update that is. (I'm so sneaky!) I know I did a financial update not too long ago, but all the money from this month's paycheck has finally transferred over. I figured it was time to look at our progress. So drumroll please.... Savings: Balance is $12,938.12. That's 52% of what we need. Just gotta keep plugging away. Emergency Continue Reading

Kinda sorta baby news

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So we saw the reproductive endocrinologist on Wednesday. Fun fact: The hematologist never sent the information that he said (three weeks ago) would be sent the same day. Also, the genetic counselor still hasn't sent over Tim's results despite two requests. We told the RE that both of us were given the all-clear on the genetics tests. And that Continue Reading

Freebie Friday… on Saturday


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Why I don’t want an inheritance

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    Donna Freedman (aka Mom) wrote a very good post recently about why she's neglecting her Roth. I know her comfort zones, so I agree with her reasoning. Well... all but one thing: "My fondest wish is not to apply for Social or take any money out of the retirement accounts until I absolutely must. That’s because I want to leave Continue Reading