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Speaking of Perspective… Faking It

So remember that AMAZING post by Mr. Smarty Pants Dennis Hong, That “Amazing First Date We Went on Kind of Sucked For Me. You don’t? Well go read it! In short, he talked about the very real phenomena of being on a date, realizing you’re not really into the person but going through the motions […]

Perspective. Yeah That.

Had to share, even if it makes me queasy. I had a medical appointment with a new doctor. A second opinion I should have had long ago. Why didn’t I have it sooner? 1) I thought I was getting pretty good care 2) I did actually make this appointment MANY months ago. Getting in to […]

What If?

Hey kids, remember me? I have no excuses. Just a bunch of half assed, half finished posts. I just haven’t had my head in the right place for sharing. And this one’s gonna be short. I think. But then, I haven’t written it yet… There’s this theme that keeps popping up. In my life, the […]

Simone Smash

So yesterday I tweeted about a conversation I had with my dear friend Jack from Brooklyn. I was trying to explain to him (and maybe to myself) that I’m struggling. With my emotions. I’m angry. Always angry. Kind of like the Hulk.  Warning: You will not get this story if you did not see The Avengers. […]

Stuck. I Guess.

Did I ever tell you about the time I had a guy tell me, on the first date, that he thought I’d be prettier?  I’m pretty sure I have. But just in case, here’s the gist of it: Online date. I show up. Guy is rude from the get-go. RUDE. More than rude, acting as […]