I am a chronic bailer. During my first couple of weeks in my current job, I half-committed to after-work plans only to cancel moments after leaving the office. In university, I often turned down invitations to hang out with other girls in my dorm citing my studies or a headache. Because I hate to offend… Continue reading on saying yes and doing it often
Compliment me on just about anything and I’ll be able to deflect it with some sort of deprecating comment faster than you can say “I like your…” “I like your shirt!” Oh man, it’s so old… and I’m pretty sure I got it on a clearance rack. “Your hair looks nice like that.” Thanks, I haven’t… Continue reading thanks – i didn’t wash it
Ask most people who know me and they’ll tell you I’m an energetic person; many will say I’m positive.
Today, I find absolute joy in being negative.
Why? Because it won’t. The changes to the cells were visible, right there on that screen, on my little cervix. And it made me feel sick.
Instead of shoving every delicious snack you see in your mouth this season, consider these simple tricks to help keep you on track over the festive, foodie season.
Now that I’m officially in the Christmas spirit, there’s no stopping the baking and carolling for the next four weeks. I’m a woman possessed, and I’m not even a little bit sorry about it. Last week, while perusing the grocery store, I happened upon a sale that I just couldn’t resist: eggnog! It was as… Continue reading eggnog snickerdoodles: the only holiday cookie you need
My many negative feelings about my adoption have affected every aspect of my life, and while I’ve come to terms with and released those negative feelings, I’m not blind to the way they’ve shaped my life.
They are, after all, the reason why I answer to Mama today.