Real stories about dating and relationships in New York City. Truth is more interesting than fiction.

Ready, Set, Date. Oh wait, I’m not ready, yet.

Let’s recap, shall we?  I’m recovering from the cold from hell that had me apt-bound for over 3 weeks and am moving later this week (from the apt I’ve lived in for over 8 years to a nicer but considerably smaller apt in the same neighborhood). So no stress from any of that. And it’s […]

I am my own worst enemy

I’m still home, sick, exhausted and sick of being sick and exhausted.  It’s now clear to me and just about everyone I know that my own behavior over the past few weeks has caused this illness to be much, much worse than it would have been otherwise. I didn’t go to the doctor soon enough. […]

A Quickie from the Sick Chick

So I’m still sick.  Yeah, really.  I finally got to the doctor yesterday.  Seems my, “no fever = not really sick” theory was a load of bullshit. So I was sent home with a stack of prescriptions and directions to call back in 3 days if I wasn’t starting to feel better and to come […]

The Truth is Probably Somewhere In Between

Earlier this morning I wrote a long, incoherent post about being sick and single. I’ve had this damn cold for ages now but, contrary to the common logic that single people have no one to take care of them, I’ve been blessed with friends who have volunteered to come by and take care of me, […]

When Independence Sucks

The last couple of weeks have been hard for me.  Physically.  I haven’t been feeling well and when that happens, well everything else falls apart. My apartment looks like a bomb hit it.  And my life feels completely upside down. So many things that I should have done, need to do, want to do. But […]