(It Could Have Been Worse)

If anything, this Week from Hell has proven to me that I have– somehow– managed over the past year to envelop myself in something much like the “LifeProof” case that saved my iPhone from destruction today when I accidentally dropped it in the toilet. Yes, my week has included an All-Star line-up of losing a […]

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The Fall

No, it hasn’t exactly been my week. While staying with friends last night, I fell down a flight of stairs in total darkness. (Thought I was stepping into the bathroom; imagine my surprise when there was no floor.) Socks on hardwood didn’t help. Despite my slow-motion, attempted-recovery pirouette, I landed pretty hard on my right […]

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How do I know that I haven’t been depressed in a long while? Because I’m super-depressed right now, and I totally forgot what it feels like. (Obviously, it’s normal to feel this way after losing a loved one.) [Please note: I’m calling this post “Marley,” but it’s more about me. I will give her a […]

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Call it a Comeback

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be single and without kids “at my age.” (Especially because Facebook never lets you forget how many of your peers are married/ parents.) And then it finally occurred to me (after a fair amount of struggling to maintain my equanimity in the face of potential […]

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Last Night I Had A Vision

My friends– We are rapidly approaching the one year anniversary of The Worst Party That I Have Ever Been To. [<– Seriously, the only good thing to come out of it was that blog post. (One of my best, probably.)] Anyway– three hundred sixty some days later– I am at a radically different point in my […]

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