I dated a man for 2.5 months. I loved him. I tried to show him and his family how much I cared. We did not see eye to eye on things, but in the end, I thought we had each other’s backs. Thursday was a shit day at work. Not going into it, but it […]Read more "If you can’t say anything nice, don’t drink a box of wine."
I often tell myself I want too much. Yesterday, someone I love told me the same thing. I brought you into my home and did all of the things that you demanded. Not only do I want too much, I demand it. No one should ever be coerced in a relationship. There should be no […]Read more "Too much"
Who doesn’t love a new book? Fresh pages, new plot, rich and developed characters that make you fall in love or want to scream in frustration and anger. Many very wise people find New Year’s Day to be a purely arbitrary day. Nothing special and certainly no reason to rethink or revamp current situations. I’m […]Read more "Do-over. (with benefits)"
While teaching/reading, “Anne Frank, Diary of a Young Girl, THE Definitive Edition” (which really is the most comprehensive edition), I had a student who was not familiar with much of the context surrounding Anne’s diary. We have spent a few days reviewing WWII, the isolation and ghettoization of the Jews, the choices made by various […]Read more "FORGIVE"
The next 30 days are going to be my Christmas gift to me. 30 days AF (alcohol-free) 30 days WFBP (whole-food that is plant based) 30 days of yoga 30 days of 10K steps DAILY 30 days of gratitude 30 days of schvitzing in the sauna 30 days of 8 hours sleep 30 days of […]Read more "A month of Christmas"
I wrote this for me, but I also wrote for all women who are mistreated and abused and made to feel they are to blame. We hide and cower and are told to “keep our shit quiet”. I’m not. I’m just not doing it anymore. I’mma singing and dancing and writing and shining a light […]Read more "Fool me once…"
At the risk of being repetitive, a LOT changed for me when my mother died. I changed eating-style, lifestyle, relationship-style, and even hairstyle. (I doubt the hair thing is connected, I’ve always done that). When mom died, I realized that I had been in a holding pattern of dating and relationships. I dated nice enough […]Read more "Lessons, not failures."