How's that for a title? Let's jump right in, shall we? I'm taking a respite from the meds that make my brain work, not exactly by choice. When I went to pick up my refill, I was informed that I hadn't had an actual appointment in six months and this would have to happen before … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Scrawny Chick With ADD Who Takes Controlled Substances
What's Going Well Wednesday, friends? The following are a few recent quotes from some of my pals that gave me pause. ~~~ I told my friend Steph that I need to join a local writing group. Her response: "I'd just as soon show my vagina to the clerk at Publix than let people read my … Continue reading My Friends Keep Me Smiling — WGWW
Wallace: "Mom, are cat balls also called testicles?" Me: "Hmmm...that's a great question, Wal." I'm a pro at buying myself time. "I'm not sure, but I assume they are." For the moment, I'm regretting being so forthcoming with my children about sex and body parts. My goal was to normalize bodies and explain things in … Continue reading In Case You’ve Ever Been Curious About Feline Genitalia…
Happy weekend! I'm fighting a sinus infection and enjoying the opportunity to be utterly unproductive. There is so much I want to write but it's not happening. The pounding head. The pressure in my face. It's beyond distracting. I spent most of yesterday afternoon in bed, counting the minutes until Gil walked through the door … Continue reading The World According to Piers and Wallace
"MOM!!!!!!!! Wallace is about to throw up!!!!!" The kids and I are on a never-ending country road returning from a long-ass weekend with Mamala. "Hang on, Wallace, and I'll pull over. I just have to find a spot.""Hurry!!!" Piers shrieks.Poor Wallace looks a little green in the rearview mirror. I spot a driveway that leads … Continue reading Do Y’all Have a Church Home?
Last night Gil and I were in the middle of some much needed coupledom. I’m talking sex, and yes, it had been a while. Because, well, life gets crazy and hectic, and often these meshing together sessions are at the bottom of our to-do list. Things were moving along quite smashingly when Gil’s phone … Continue reading How to Balance Work and Sex