Martee Rodi - Momoirist

My heart is on my sleeve. I am a mom of 6 (ages 10-21). I teach special ed kindergarten and first grade In Atlanta, GA. I wear two loopy ponytails. One of my talents is making nothing look like something. Here I go- my first blog.

Science and Anorexia

I read this article last night and cried – bawled my eyes out. I am dying for everyone to know what I read. I need everyone to believe that Addy’s anorexia and the anorexia that becomes a monster in the brain of people with anorexia is real and biological. Anorexia is not cultural. Culture and […]


Go to the Beach

Never let them tell you it is too cold. Aunt Amanda gave Mim a wearable blanket for her birthday and Mim rarely takes it off. Cutest Miss Claus I have ever seen. We came to my mom’s in Hilton Head for Thanksgiving. George, Mim, and I are taking advantage of the whole week. Linus is […]



Again for those in the nose bleed section, watch Ted Lasso. It will make you feel better. And when you develop a crush on Jason Sudeikis read the GQ article. I am definitely including one of the images from the magazine in my hallway decoupage project. (to be explained in an upcoming blog post). Are […]



I have watched enough Chicago Med to know that this is a panic attack, not a heart attack. I feel awful- my right side of my chest hurts and I have generalized pain. My medicine hasn’t been working lately. I am crying more and I am hurting more physically. Or maybe it has something to […]


Dear IEP team

I wanted to thank you for attending the meeting today. I am still processing what I said, what I heard and what was recommended.I saw it coming when I read the draft but I hoped I was wrong. I saw the indications that Mim was having difficulties in the large group so she was separating […]