Monthly Archives: October 2010

RIP Simon

My family’s dog passed away this afternoon, peacefully, on his favorite kitchen rug where he would lay in order to be close to my mom while she was cooking or doing her homework.  (Her “desk” is her kitchen table, and … Continue reading

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Long-distance connection

So I mentioned the other day that I finally emailed my pregnant choir friend.  I also emailed the directors, pretending like I had legitimate reasons for not wanting to do choir this year – and there are legitimate reasons to … Continue reading

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Support group?

At the end of our session on Tuesday, my therapist asked me, as she does every week, whether there was anything else I’d like to tell her or ask her before we go. “Yeah.  What do I do now?” I … Continue reading

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Chips and dip and flowers

Tuesday started out as a shitty day. There was the failed Glee date thing, and the fact that I still needed pieces for my Halloween costume and was running out of time.  I was agonizing over whether or not to … Continue reading

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My life in few characters

The high school reunion is coming. It’s in less than a month, and the entries for the biography booklet are due by today.  So last night, in order to meet the deadline (and beat it, just), I psyched myself up … Continue reading

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Horror show

The other day, I was idling on facebook, and saw that one of my friends had put this quote as her status update: “there’s a light in the darkness of everybody’s life.” For a moment, I was struck by this … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about sex, baby

I’m tired, for now, of talking about the pregnancy epidemic in my peer group, and stressing over what I want to do with my life.  I want to change the subject for tonight, to something that’s a little more lighthearted … Continue reading

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