My mother was officially diagnosed with cancer on May 9, 2019, but our journey — I say our not to diminish the fact that my mother is the one who is ill, but because I will be with her throughout, and because you, my dear readers, are along for the ride — actually began in […]
A couple of days ago, at a little after six in the morning, I received an alert from Instagram, so I logged in to see what the problem was. My account — which had almost 1,000 posts — was down to 400. I used to follow roughly 1,800 people, and I was suddenly following over […]
I had a panic attack today. Nothing specific to the moment prompted it. I was drinking a dark chocolate and coconut latte contemplating what I wanted for lunch, and despair hit me like a wave. As bloggers or social media influencers or weirdos screaming into the void, whatever we are, we talk a lot about […]
I felt a lot like Frodo at the end of Return of the King on the last day of 2018. As the ball dropped, I whispered, “It’s gone. It’s done.” 2018 was a doozy for me, and I know a lot of you feel the same way. A quick recap of the year, shall we? Massive […]
Halloween has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the spooky spirit has to be sidelined for another year.