I used to be one of those girls who said “I can’t make female friends”. Looking back on my own life and where I’ve gone wrong, I call bullshit on myself. I was saying that because other females didn’t see me as approachable, and I was doing it on purpose to be scathingly honest. I… Read More “I Can’t Make Friends With Other Girls”
When I was going through some of the worst of my 2012 meltdown, I was turning to several things that I thought were helping me but really weren’t. (Am I really going to make this confession here?) I was living with Nick in a crappy apartment in an ideal location. I joined the lease after… Read More Evoking Feeling
I wish Awkward Family Photos (@awkwardfamily on Twitter) had a video section. And that I could locate and isolate this part of an old VHS somewhere around here. I’ll always remember watching it and being totally weirded out by my parents. They were filming us playing in the yard and having a light, witty conversation… Read More Random Access Memory – Home Video
I notice that since I initially wrote about my mom’s recent experience with cancer, I’ve gained a few followers. I don’t know if you all are bots, but if you’re real people, hello! As bad as it sounds, the thought that anyone at all might be reading the words I write grants me a TON… Read More Unfiltering.
Things. Mom’s oncology reports and scans have come back shockingly GOOD. Her doctors are using nothing but positive terms– “best case scenario”, “call it luck, call it a miracle”, etc. The cancer was completely contained to a single polyp on her uterus. Doing the full hysterectomy more than did the job. Of course they want… Read More 2 things.
I find it hard to write out an idea from start to finish these days. I have SUCH a “ping-pong brain”… maybe it’s my ADD baby… (Though I have noticed over the years that since I started taking medication for ADHD, reading and writing have become virtually impossible. Other areas of my life have improved… Read More calming down
I can’t believe how exhausting it is to be constantly emotionally present. … Read More Mom’s Operation – Success, So far!