Phil, over at The Phil Factor, asked me to write a guest post for him because he’s a little busy writing a book. Well, I like Phil, so I was happy to oblige. I don’t know how much Phil is going to like me after he reads my embarrassing childhood tale of woe. I won’t… Read More My Embarrassing Guest Post
I’m in pain tonight. It’s just a way of life now. It comes. It goes. It’s dull. It’s sharp. Like any headstrong toddler, the pain does what it does when it wants. I presume it’s a consequence of the year I spent on oral chemotherapy. The tumors in my leg are dead now, so I… Read More My Evening With A Glass Of Wine And A Blog Title Generator
Dear Adulthood, I’d like to inform you of my resignation, effective immediately. I know it’s customary for an employee to give at least two weeks notice, but I’m done. Spent. Like some day-old sourdough, I’m toast. You might as well slap some butter on me and sprinkle me with cinnamon sugar. Have you tried toast… Read More I Hereby Resign From Adulthood
Aside from a jacked up thyroid gland and a stomach that was sometimes a bit disagreeable, I was a fairly healthy individual before my desmoid tumor diagnosis in 2012. I had no clue what it was like to be seriously ill, nor how to deal the physical, emotional, and financial fallout that inevitably follows. That… Read More The ABC’s Of Sick Advice
I let my hunger get the best of me that day, tooling around town, five of us all packed into a Volkswagen Jetta like a tin of suburban sardines. I eyerolled my husband’s suggestion for lunch. I thought my eyeroll and I were safe, sitting in the backseat, staring at my feet, but Gigi must… Read More What Do You Want To Give Yourself To?
Hi. I can’t believe it’s been just two months since my last letter! Like, I literally can’t believe it because I always figured you would call the cops on us every damn day like you did the very first day we lived here. I was starting to get a little comfortable here and was sort… Read More Dear Neighbor (Again),
There are times in life when all hope seems lost and a gray shadow is cast upon everything as far as the eye can see. In those times, some people will look for motivation to inspire and encourage them to carry forth against all odds. I am not one of those people. In times of… Read More More Somewhat Motivational Quotes