Monthly Archives: August 2013

Green Giant Veggie Snacks Review #sponsored

Green Giant Veggie Snacks Review #sponsored

My kids and I get bored with the same snacks all the time.  There I said it.   Even when they are our favorite snacks, after packing 2 snacks plus a lunch (x 3 kids) every day this summer, we were all collectively just bored with our go-to snacks.  Plus, I have to admit the…More of this…

Me at Seventeen… What Would You Say to Your 17 Year Old Self?

I barely remember the girl in this picture. Seventeen.  17. Wow, my daughter will be this old in a short 5+ years… More than 20 years have passed, 3 kids, a marriage, a divorce, 5 states, a few foreign countries, great friends, not so great friends, strife, laughter, skinny, fat, blonde, brunette, self confident, anxious,…More of this…

Recovering from ACL Surgery – The Week After…

Recovering from ACL Surgery – The Week After…

If you’re just joining, go ahead and catch up on our pediatric ACL saga tear with the first 4 posts about my daughter’s ACL injury here, here, here and here. We are one week post modified adult ACL surgery and I thought I’d share how the first week has gone. Day 1 – ACL Surgery…More of this…

New Answer for School Fundraisers #sponsored

This post brought to you by RallyUp.com, Inc.. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s that time of year again.  Our kids are headed back to school.  Some have already started, some start next week, some may have be a couple weeks out – but one day soon our kids will all be back in school.…More of this…

ACL Surgery Update

ACL Surgery Update

Jaeda had ACL repair surgery last Monday.  All those decisions, all that worry and research  culminated in a 2 hour surgery Monday morning at Centennial day surgery center. I ended up choosing to have Dr. Polousky perform the modified adult ACL repair.  This involved drilling two tunnels through Jaeda’s growth plates.  HUGE decision and one…More of this…

Welcome / About Daria Drago


Working mom of three amazing kids, living in Denver, Colorado. Doing my best to balance the responsibilities of my full time corporate job with raising my family, finding time to have fun, and working on becoming a better me. You'll find career tips, parenting wins and fails, funny stories, recipes, weight loss lows and highs, and the occasional random photo of one of our pets if you care to follow along with our journey.

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