Category Archives: oversharing

…you never know what you’re gonna get. If my 2014 had a motto, that old, overused —yet always fun to say in your best Forrest Gump voice—adage would be it. Actually, when I think about it, that metaphor would have worked beautifully for 2012 and 2013 as well. Let’s just say that I’ve bitten into a […]

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I’m a big fan of over-justifying things. From the very legitimate “I should take a nap today because I didn’t sleep well last night,” to the borderline dubious “I should eat these three mini Nestle Crunch bars in the fridge because I need the shelf space for this new tub of butter.” Borderline, but still legitimate. […]

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I have sad news. Very, very sad news. One of my very closest friends has recently turned on me. Like, big time. This is a friend who I’ve had a great relationship with for about 20 years. This is a friend who has been there with me in good times and in bad. A friend […]

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Dear readers, Please excuse Michelle’s two week absence. She was sick. Sort of.  But really. I told everyone I was doing fine. I really believed I was doing fine. Then suddenly, I wasn’t. Was I still standing upright, smiling, posting on Facebook and going to Target? Don’t be silly. Of course I was. But was […]

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I hate cleaning my bathrooms. In fact, it’s what I’m supposed to be doing right now. True story. About an hour ago I posted this on Facebook: Since then I’ve searched for — and found — the green apple candle I decided I needed to light rightthisverysecond, brushed the cat (because obviously she needed it […]

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If you start checking your browser bar and looking around at the graphics to make sure you’re in the right place by the time you get about a third of the way through this post because you notice that there’s no mention of my empty-nest syndrome symptoms, I’ll totally understand. But since it’s Friday, I thought it […]

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Over the past two+ years as you have been following along with this little blog — or for a much, much shorter time if you are not my mother — I’m sure you’ve been dying to know where I make the magic happen: Where the non-sensical words and rambling thoughts flow from my fingertips and onto […]

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I’ve only been hospitalized twice, and each time I left without my parting gift of a sweet-smelling, burrito wrapped baby and instead with many memories that gave me PTSD for years. Since both of the Things were born frighteningly prematurely (you can catch up on all the details HERE and HERE) I spent weeks lying […]

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They say  you don’t know what you’re missing until you’ve tried it.  While that may be true about a lot of things, I’m pretty sure I’d draw the line at genital piercing and eating any form of potted meat, but that’s just me. This past weekend I experienced many things that I never knew I […]

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