Nope

Nope, that wasn't my Dom. It's over before it began. All the fluttery thrills of yesterday are like dust in the wind. (Yes, that's also in a song. No, I'm not posting it here.) No, I don't know why. He sent one last, short, sharp message and disappeared. For a minute, I was thinking, "Wait, … Continue reading Nope

More on Food

Trigger warning: More on food and other unsexy things... Ran across this quote today: “When we give up dieting, we take back something we were often too young to know we had given away: our own voice. Our ability to make decisions about what to eat and when. Our belief in ourselves. Our right to … Continue reading More on Food

Rebooting…

She waited anxiously, trying to slow her breathing. 'They probably won't take me anyway,' she thought. 'Who knows how many candidates they've had?' She took a deeper breath. 'But they did call me in for an interview.' She felt her heart pounding. She was alone in the room, a small anteroom with a desk and … Continue reading Rebooting…

Sad Days and Me

MP’s daughter is sick - one of his daughters, the one who lives far away. Cancer that was in remission spread - and the doctors are offering a fairly pessimistic prognosis. Of course they’re not always right, but she’s pretty sick. MP is tough, but you know. I’m worried and distressed, and she was already … Continue reading Sad Days and Me