There comes a day in every blogger’s life when the well runs dry. Either you run out of ideas or time or patience or caffeine or Skittles. Such is the life of this blogger. Time is becoming a scarcity, as homeschooling is more structured for us when the “normal” kids start school. With no hurricanes… Read More You Are Going To Write My Next Blog Post
We’ve all watched it, that iconic scene in A League of Their Own where Tom Hanks loses his shit, mouth stuffed to capacity with chewing tobacco. There’s no crying in baseball. THERE’S NO CRYING IN BASEBALL! And that’s how it goes for us sickies. Stiff upper lip and all. We are fighting a battle, of course. We’re… Read More There’s No Crying In Desmoids
When I was younger, a cherubic faced high school lass, I made the fateful decision to let my sister’s friend perm my hair. I believe the term that was bandied about was ‘body wave’ but let’s be real, it was a perm. I wanted full hair, wavy and luxurious hair, like I had just taken… Read More There Are No Bad Decisions
Irma is closing in on my home state, Florida. That quirky peninsula that’s home to alligators, swamp ass, and cockroaches that fly. I lived in Florida from the day I was born until just a few months ago when we moved to North Carolina. I ended up in the sunshine state because my parents, my… Read More Why Would Anyone Live In Florida?
I’ve been reluctant to tell you about Derek. Mostly because my husband reads my blog and doesn’t know about Derek. Derek is my dirty little secret. It’s been going on for awhile now, almost 2 months. As reluctant as I’ve been to tell you all about Derek, that pales in comparison to how much I… Read More We Need To Talk About Derek
A million thanks for reading and commenting on my piece All Because I Got Sick, a raw and emotional post about the financial devastation brought upon my family by years of having to deal with my serious illness. A piece that took me three drafts, four slices of humble pie, and a bucket of tears… Read More Dear Commenter X,
I was gonna write a really uplifting post about how a great oncologist made me a better patient but then homeschool math and my period got in the way. Oh yeah, sorry fellas, earmuffs. I’m probably going to mention menstruation a few times in this one. You’ve been warned. Period. Ha. Did I make you… Read More Almost The Most Inspiring Blog Post In The History Of Forever