Therapy: Round 1

...oh man. OH MANNNNNN!!! My therapist is fantastic. Relatable. Easy to talk to. Very intelligent. VERY INTELLIGENT. She absolutely nailed some of my core beliefs, unearthing one I didn't even realize I had until she said it: It isn't okay to be myselfI am unlovable Andddd she caught on (quickly) that I have many, MANY …

I CAN BUY ALL THE FOOD NOW

How I know I am an actual adult: I'm excited to have shelves for the pantry. ...which, for those just joining us, was originally the broom closet that I decided to make into my pantry, though I'm curious about how much it will actually be able to hold. BUT WHATEVER! I ORDERED THE RIGHT SHELVES …

All Those Hours of Tetris May Not Have Been Wasted

It's Friday night. ...and I have no idea what to do after spending the past five nights with Trevor. The Teenager and I are both home from our separate vacations. Since returning from El Dorado (we took care of errands when I finished working), he's spent a chunk of time in his room. Because that's …

Act II

We’re finally alone. You, me, and everyone else who come here for…well, whatever they come here for. As you can imagine, it’s been a busy past few weeks with life returning to normal-ish. Although I’m currently on a break from both work and parenting, so I can slow down a little and write. The Teenager …

Breast Biscuits, Face Eating Ticks, and Planning a Sleepover

I'm surprised my provider keeps letting me come back to see her. Burned out from work and life, I gave myself a four day weekend this week. But I filled it with a dash of adulting. Mostly fun things, though. Anyway, Thursday was my appointment for ye annual lady exam. PREVENTIVE HEALTH IS INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT! …

Warm Hugs and Late Night Rambles

Lauren said my vibe is beautiful after I showed her a canary yellow wingback bed frame that I think I need in my life because it looks like a warm hug. I don't think anyone has said it that way before. It was a great compliment, especially since, well, I am a human with mental …

But Are You Happy?

Facebook shared a memory/picture from two years ago when I opened the app this morning. I was standing in front of a bathroom mirror, smiling, at a rest stop in Illinois- Boston bound with who else?! Boston Drew. I was looking at the picture and my first thought was: "Wow. Yeah, I was way smaller …

A Small Beginning

Today, there is exciting local news: I get to clean a few rooms at the farm...AND MOVE SOME THINGS OUT TO MY KITCHEN! It may not seem like a big deal to some of you, but please keep in mind I have lived with my father for almost EIGHT YEARS. ...a very, very long time. …

Mental Health and Merkins

What you've missed: Merkins and where to buy them.I learned vaginas can be allergic to more than just latex.Upon my death, my best gay will make a diamond from my cremated remains, pop it in a tiara, and wear me to drag shows. Tell me that isn't a great conversation piece.Aranea and Nellie have finished …

MY BABIES ARE PERFECT & YOU WON’T CHANGE MY MIND

I have the most beautiful babies. THAT IS ALL. Erlene the First, Phiddipus Audax Joy, most likely Pelegrina Galathea Aranea, Phiddipus Regius Nellie, Phiddipus Regius More posts to come.