Nobody likes a zealot. Seriously, think of all your friends who really stand for something, with their in-your-face, holier-than-thou dogma they can’t stand not shoving down your throat. They are only happy atop their soapbox. Admit it. Deep down, they drive you nuts, don’t they? Sure, their causes are noble, and yeah, we’d all do..
Month: December 2014
Elizabeth is not a total heretic; just hear me out. I don’t like taking antibiotics, and as a general rule I try to avoid them. They are over-prescribed, and frankly I don’t care for the inevitable yeast infection afterwards. Nevertheless, everyone has her breaking point and I’d reached mine. Cursed with a cough for nearly..
My sister’s favorite movie is Runaway Bride. To be fair, favorite may not be the best word, so let’s just say it spoke to her, loud and clear. Much like Julia Roberts’ character, she no longer knew how she liked her eggs. She too had lost herself, in one relationship after another. Countless women discover this at..
Deep in the trenches of new motherhood, up to my elbows in diapers, up to here with people telling me “this too shall pass,” and convinced I was a failure, I consoled myself by starting a list of what I’d done right, things I could be proud of as a mother. Mind you, up until recently I..