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I have been feeling very uninspired lately. I have not felt like writing or speaking my truth because it seems like there is no point. Feeling disheartened, discouraged, disappointed, and unpatriotic is a terrible mindset to be stuck in. Thankfully this changed on Thursday, August 11th, 2022, when I accompanied my sister to her friend’s… Continue reading Semper Fidelis
The older I become, the more I realize that I can now relate to most of the characters in National Lampoon’s Vacation, not just the teens & Uncle Eddie… 😜 What triggered thoughts of the Griswold’s was an incident with my daughter a few weeks ago. My daughter’s friend asked her to go to Fright… Continue reading #WWCGD
Have you ever been through something extremely painful or traumatic and thought “I can’t handle this” or “there is no way I am going to make it?” Perhaps you are dragging yourself through the day, barely keeping your head afloat, and spend the entire day dreaming about the moment your head hits the pillow. Praying… Continue reading FUBAR
Picture it: It’s a chilly, dreary Tuesday morning, probably November 2nd, you are in the car, flipping through radio stations. The cusp of the holidays are approaching. You are not feeling anything in particular, perhaps even a little numb or dead inside. Probably chasing a hangover of some kind; from sugar, booze or your drug… Continue reading The Terror of “Knowing”
A daily routine: The day in and day out of it can be redundant & exhausting. What is the point of it all? The weekly grind of working, parenting and adulting overall is boring, tedious and unfulfilling most of the time. Throw in 18+ months of uncertainty, due to a lingering global pandemic; paired with… Continue reading The Vast Configuration of Things
During my time as an ER crisis worker, I was written up at least once a year for accumulated tardies. I have also been put on levels for mistakes I made. I am one of two individuals in the history of my department that was on a “level”. (Level three is termination.) How unfair right!?… Continue reading BLUE is the new BLACK
The biggest fights I had with my mother were about her relentlessly forcing me to watch old movies..It was so “unfair”! I wanted to watch “normal” stuff like everyone else. I would fight her to the end. .I was SO stubborn! I STILL am! Right now, I am gritting my teeth like these defiant toddlers… Continue reading The Stocking is Half-Full
When my son was talking a girl he liked, immediately all the guys were like “is she hot? How’s her ass? How big are her tits?” My son said he responded “I don’t know. I don’t care about that. I just want somebody awesome.” Women & mothers cannot write everything off as “boys will just be boys”; we have to teach OUR SONS about friendship, compatibility, respect, and the long term.
As a mental health clinician, I have the right to diagnose myself. Lately I believe I have been suffering from MULTIPLE OZARK PERSONALITY DISORDER. (… Adult Goldilocks
As a mental health clinician, I have the right to diagnose myself. Lately I believe I have been suffering from MULTIPLE OZARK PERSONALITY DISORDER. (MOPD) MOPD is located in the DSM-V: Diagnosis code: 69692020. ICD-10 Code: 2337. Since quarantine, I have noticed that I am taking on more and more characteristics of these Ozark personalities.… Continue reading Adult Goldilocks
When I win my Oscar for best screenplay and give my speech; I would love to say “and last of all, I’d like to thank my husband for not giving a shit.”
We had a 13th birthday party for my daughter last week; decided to make it an 8th grade kick off as well. This means we invited the whole class, all genders, hoping the class would possibly get along…together. (This class has not worked since day one.) We also rented a dunk tank assuming this should… Continue reading District 2020
As my 14 loyal fans are aware😜, I am a huge fan of the REAL & RAW AF @markmanson.He posts a free newsletter every Monday. I highly recommend it. How to sign up: https://markmanson.net/newsletter It’s called MINDFUCK MONDAY. Which I usually read on Tuesday because I’m too tired on Monday to be mindfucked.😂.Sometimes Mark is… Continue reading That Was Way Harsh, Tai
Which “ING” have you been doing?
The last three days have been interesting… . It’s the First time BOTH of my kids have had projects at the same time. (Be sure to check out hilarious science fair pics) I hear myself sounding just like my mother and as much as I hated what she told me … she was right. .… Continue reading I am Henrietta Hill
The last few weeks of April are hell for Justin Timberlake. All the memes and jokes flood social media stating that “It’s gonna be May”. (If you’re not familiar with why he hates May-here… In a *NSYNC song, “It’s gonna be Me”, JT says the word ME in a strange way that sounds like MAY.… Continue reading It’s gonna be…Oh wait… it already is
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting a different result. Working my ASS off at the gym and consuming the American“healthy diet” yet staying the same. “The Same” meaning the scale not moving, uncomfortable, body aches, joint pain, tired all the time, irritable, living on caffeine, not sleeping, overthinking, headaches, worrying, and… Continue reading JUMP! (Not just Jump Around) I
The self-doubt is always there, but my WHY keeps me from listening most of the time. However, yesterday was one of those days where I was “in my head” and unable to ignore that innate critic that lives in my brain. The inner voice was louder than usual, “You should quit” “No one cares” “Who… Continue reading PYRAMID BITCHES
Remember that story about the guy trapped in a flood on his rooftop and he begs God to save him? First a man in a rowboat shows up and shouts “Jump in, I can save you!” The says “No, its okay, I am waiting for God to save me.” Then a guy in a motorboat… Continue reading Saying YES
Fight Club: Business Women in Yoga Pants The First rule about fight club is that we should talk about fight club. We should talk about the constant fight for women to do it all. We are supposed to be business women, short order cooks, waitresses, housekeepers, unpaid Uber drivers and oh yea, moms. What I… Continue reading Fight Club: Business Women in Yoga Pants
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100% true story about one Southside guys experience with coronavirus
We have been doing this so long, we’re forgetting how to be normal. — Read on http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/03/what-pandemic-doing-our-brains/618221/
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