How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Hypochondriac

By the time I got on the bus to go to Boston last Thursday, I knew something was very wrong with the ol’ bod. This in itself is not strange. I’m a hypochondriac, so I’m using running my inner diagnostics, trying to figure out if that itch or this pain means imminent death. What wasContinue reading “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Hypochondriac”

When People Ask How I Became a Yoga Addict, This Is What I Will Tell Them

Short version: Because I was crazy. Long version: Because I was crazy and living in a city full of crazies. And all of us crazies think our drama is terribly important. Which only leads to more crazy. I was thinking about this today, because I did yoga this morning and, as usual, had a mildContinue reading “When People Ask How I Became a Yoga Addict, This Is What I Will Tell Them”

Hard to Believe I’m Single

me: roooooooosss rooooo kangaroossss roooonsRoss: you out to get me? invisibly? hi thereme: rooooo i had to go invisible i’m being stalked. not in a fun way not with the great charm with which i’m stalking you Ross: oh damn. you got t o make the joke before i did. he’s still sticking to itContinue reading “Hard to Believe I’m Single”

OId Age Setting in

I woke up at 6:30 this morning for no apparent reason. Well, actually, that’s not entirely true: I woke up at 6:30 this morning because I went to bed at 9:30 last night. I’m no doctor, but I’m pretty sure that’s enough sleep for anyone. It’s pretty amazing that I managed this, though, because myContinue reading “OId Age Setting in”

NaNoWriMo Is Turning Me Into a Crank

The neighbors are cooking something that smells for all the world like parakeet droppings. I’m starting to really hope that I’m having a stroke instead, because otherwise, those poor souls really shouldn’t be allowed to cook for themselves. I did see other humans today, you’ll be happy to hear. (Do these posts seem at allContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Is Turning Me Into a Crank”

Artichoke Preparedness and You

My hummus wrap this afternoon had artichokes in it. Now, understand, I’m not against artichokes, but I do feel that one should be prepared for them. There is nothing worse than encountering an artichoke that you’re not ready for. With this in mind, I would like to offer, from the depths of my neuroses, severalContinue reading “Artichoke Preparedness and You”