Monthly Archives: October 2012

spicy meatballs

i’m an addict. i’m not an alcoholic, smoker, or drug addict, but only because my body won’t let me. i’ve tried to drink everyday and smoke. i can’t. my body entirely rejects smoking and refuses to ingest daily drinking. i … Continue reading

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in-friend-love confessions

confession: i’m writing this blog post while therapy-high because emdr (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing; if interested, emdr.org) is rewiring my brain and i’m feeling hopeful and optimistic about my mental and emotional health and the expanding possibilities available for … Continue reading

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everything is a gift

Everything is a gift. Some of the statements I repeat to myself are affirmations I wish I believed, statements I wish were true, statements I think I ought to believe. But, I actually believe that everything is a gift. Yes, including … Continue reading

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post-birthday confessions continued

confession: i feel ugly and tired-looking and dull-skinned and heavy and worried and grossly inadequate and unphotographable, which usually happens on any day that i have a photo shoot. because i feel ugly and tired-looking and dull-skinned and heavy and … Continue reading

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post-birthday confessions

confession: today is better than yesterday. yesterday was better than monday. next year for my birthday i’ll board an international flight to cross the international date line into the next day and skip my birthday entirely. yes. confession: more than … Continue reading

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fair

it is 4 a.m. on my birthday and i’m feeling sorry for myself which takes the form of writing love letters to people who are gone, even if they live on the other side of town. i’m eating mushy overcooked … Continue reading

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short lists

i’m sitting cross-legged on the couch with my favorite fuzzy purple blanket across my lap (because the air conditioning is blasting as i pretend that fall has arrived and today’s high temperature isn’t going to hit 90 degrees). a goblet of diet … Continue reading

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