I’m not ok, but that is ok.
After 15 days of living... in our house with a tiny back yard, watching cars go by from my office windows ("Why are you leaving your house?!" I demanded angrily [...]
I didn’t mean it that way!
It was embarrassing! Here I was, talking on the phone to a courteous HVAC technician. We had only met once before, when he took a look at our heating [...]
Everyone seems to be into trivia except me
"You don't know who sang this song? How could you not know!?" I've heard it before and tried not to roll my eyes as yet another guy mocked me for [...]
I keep dropping drinks
Spilling stuff wouldn’t be so bad if I didn’t have to immediately stop whatever it was I was doing and clean it up. But spills have a tendency to ruin [...]
I have a (temporary) home spa
There is something about going to the spa and getting my hair done that gives me the best feeling. The process is a bit laborious because I have long, slightly [...]
I had a hyperparathyroidectomy
I was sure I was going to die. Of course, it was a possibility. A surgeon was going to dig around my neck to find a parathyroid the size of [...]
I could hear everything
I'm on my patio, wearing earplugs. And my neighbor's music is playing so loud; I can still hear it, even with the earplugs. I finally got off work and was [...]
What I have to do to look beautiful
It takes a lot of work to get me to look Instagram-filter beautiful. Faux everything is involved – hair, eyelashes, figure. You name it, and I need it. I imagine [...]
How are you?
“Hi, I’m Jane. I’ll be taking your blood today,” she said with a polite smile. “How are you?” I didn’t know what to say. My snarky side wondered - [...]