reality bites

I watch a lot of reality tv. Tonight, while catching up on Project Runway, I thought of how much more interesting my life would be if it were set up like a reality show. I mean, it's called reality because it's just like life, right? I was thinking of an office Big Brother where we... Continue Reading →

unemployment

I don't talk about my job much on here out of paranoia that anyone I work with actually cares enough to look me up online. But today's conversation was just too priceless to pass up.A little background: I work to keep unemployment costs down for my company. You know, unemployment insurance: something that started out... Continue Reading →

swimsuit

I haven't bought a swimsuit since before becoming pregnant 6 years ago. I still have my tiny little string bikini that hugged my taut 135 pound frame. I don't know why. Did I really think I'd ever fit in it again? I've finally come to the realization that I won't. So after six years of... Continue Reading →

weekend update

5 random anecdotes from over the weekend:1. Our neighbors' 100+ lb dog came barreling into our house yesterday. Steve shooed him out right before Tucker had a heart attack.2. My stack of sweat pants in the closet were all soaked yesterday. So of course, I smelled them. They all smelled like piss. Human piss.3. It's... Continue Reading →

the awkward one

My mom and my sister look alike. They both have complexions with hues other than red. My sister and I used to look alike. People would ask if we were twins. Then she grew up and started to look like mom. Amber told me that I only look like mom when neither her or I... Continue Reading →

SLC

Don't fret over me, I haven't dropped off the face of the earth. I'm just taking a much needed mini-break with my sister and my mom. I'll be back to complain about the person seated next to me on the airplane (yes, it will be my sister) and tell you about my new-found faith of... Continue Reading →

king-sized pain

I don't think it's natural for two humans to share a bed. Or even a room, for that matter. As a kid, I shared a room with my sister. My two brothers shared a room, as well. We would dream of the day we each got our own room. And eventually, it happened: dad hired... Continue Reading →

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