I’ve told you before that I used to be fat? No truly…there was a time when I weighed 248 lbs. I’m 5’5″…and if I’m being completely honest, there was this one time a couple of years ago when a nurse was taking my height and she actually uttered the words “okay then, you’re 5’4″.” I … More You’re. Just. So. Sex. And. The. City.
So about my attitude over the past few months… One late September morning in 2008 I was golfing with my girlfriends Ess and Moe. It was a perfect fall day, breezy and warm, and we had taken the day off to golf, shop, lunch, and get pedicures. I had just gotten engaged a couple of … More Fool. Me. Twice. Shame. On. Me.
Today I returned to work after having been home sick for nearly a week with a stomach bug. The day prior to my getting sick had been a rough day at work. I came into the office the next day and was headed home sick by 10am. What followed were a string of days in … More Down. With. The. Sickness.
You know that old injury I’ve been complaining about for months? Yes well yesterday I finally hit a wall with my pain. I hit a f-cking wall. Due to cancellations, messy calendars, and other such nonsense I wasn’t going to see the next in the long line of doctors, chiropractors, healers, until mid-July. But as … More Ice. Packs. And. Hope.
When I was nearing my 16th birthday I started applying for jobs at every mall store I could think of. I’d been babysitting for years but I was ready for a “real” job. After weeks, and what felt like millions of applications, I was finally hired by Karmelkorn in Ridgedale Mall. I worked there for exactly … More Cooking. With. Gas.
You know those moments when everything becomes crystal clear and you suddenly see the paths to get you where you want to be and you’re no longer wondering ‘how can I make all of this work?’ or ‘how can I focus on this or that?’ or ‘how the eff will I accomplish all of the … More Adventures. In. Denial. And. Clarity.
When I went to college I found my new best friend on the first day. I’d seen her in my dorm, and she had a gorgeous older brother, so I’d stopped by to say hello. She was a little icy at first (perhaps she suspected my motives for saying hi were spurred by her good-looking … More Giving. Me. A. Break.
No need to send a strait jacket just yet (not today anyway), I’m talking about lent, not that “I give up” generally speaking. Oh, ye of so little faith. So about lent. It’s true that when Cousin A and I refer to church, that we are actually talking about Neiman Marcus. And it’s true that … More I. Give. Up.
So…about today’s post? Ugh. I woke up yesterday feeling like my chest was being squeezed with 57 bungee cords. Today I woke up feeling like my chest was being squeezed with 57 bungee cords AND like I had bowling balls for tonsils. Son of a… I stayed home from work, slept as much as … More Sick. And. Tired.
I’m fired up. Can we talk about my last twenty-four hours? Let’s do that shall we? Last night I decided to get crazy and try walking. I’ve done no walking/running in two months due to injuries. I decided to just try walking a mile to see if there is pain while walking, after walking, and … More It. Is. On.