33 years ago today, my mom took her own life. She was an amazing woman, and a force of nature. My life has been forever shaped not only in an homage to her, but also in the gut-wrenching never-ending ache from the hole she left behind. i realized recently, that in 2 years, I will […]
Please don’t be a dumb-ass
So today I shared a comic on a social media site. I thought it was funny. Apparently, there are those who thought this comic was glorifying or validating violence. I assure you that, that was far from my feeling. My response to their comment was deleted by them, but i thought it was a pretty […]
It’s really not fair to have both a hot flash and your period at the same time.
We were both drunk at a friend’s house. I had never met him before that night. I crashed in their basement rather than drive drunk. He ended up staying too. I was just trying to go to sleep when he started making moves on me. He was a really big guy – like a football […]
International Women’s Day
Today I’m going to celebrate International Women’s Day by wearing clothes of my choosing, going to work, driving my car, eating healthy food, talking freely with the opposite sex, spending money that I earn, appreciating the husband that i chose and love and who values me as an equal, being grateful that I can choose to not have children, and being thankful for the warm, dry and safe roof over my head. Because many women can’t.