After jumping through all of the precautionary hoops, we’re at the threshold of my son’s future. He was diagnosed with ADHD this summer and I was so very reluctant to medicate him. The exhusband’s wife wanted a quick-fix and I was really proud of our pediatrician for standing firm and placing all of those precautionary […]
Archives for August 2010
Something came over me tonight — I’m not really sure what — but I pulled out an old scrapbook from high school. I suppose because my high school reunion is coming up next month. Ten years, man. I thought I would feel older by now… I surely thought my life would be different. Ten years […]
You know what’s therapeutic? Recalling terrible dating stories. I seem to have more than my fair share. Ahhh, freak bacon. I’ve got a black-hole-strength suck for ’em.
My Worst Date Ever. I had already had five dates with this dude. He was a web designer and lived in a great, arty neighborhood here in Atlanta. He was a couple of years older than me and one of those wonderful artistic hipster-types that actually HAD a good job. Our first five dates were […]
Anna Pulley graciously posted my attempt to jump on her Haikus for Adulthood bandwagon. Please, enjoy: Worst sex of my life:
I am blown away. Fuck that, I feel blown to smithereens right now.
As I often do, after a romance gone bad, I reflect a little bit and try to figure out what I need to learn, what I need to laugh about, and what I need to throw away. I always end up back at the list. When I was in junior high school, I was heavily […]
I used to work at a private montessori school as a teacher’s assistant. It was one of the hardest and most fulfilling jobs I’ve ever had and it was terribly convenient because the boy child’s class was right down the hall AND I got a hefty employee discount — so much, in fact, that it […]
Imagine the cocktail of emotions when, while going through comments on the Date Wrecks Facebook page, I found this: