Because I Could Care Less..

Posting this because I could care less.   I’ve been sifting through my lengthy novel-in-progress during the past few days and am craving some lighter writing, so here we go. Here’s the blog post that will bridge 4 months of internet (wordpress-specific) silence! I love to play the role of the ranty blogger, but I sincerely hate to masquerade around […]

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Whoop De-freaking Doo.

That was my literal first thought this morning when I, as is my custom, turned over in bed, snagged my phone from the nightstand and pulled Facebook up for a surface-y morning “check.”    Following is an accurate portrayal of the duplicating and multiplying statuses that I read: “OMG 2014 IS HERE, I CAN’T BELIEVE […]

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My Number Is 10

“Hey Chris.. guess what? I’ve been given a number!” I whisper excitedly, glancing above my Android to where my husband is sitting on the couch. He lifts one of his eyebrows. “A number?” “Yes,” I nod in assent, repositioning myself on the couch, tucking my leg under me, and beginning to briefly explain the process. […]

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When People Just Disappear

I did it. I did it again today.   I always know that I shouldn’t.. that it won’t help anything; that it will only bring to life old feelings, tear open old wounds and ruin my mood for the day, or the next few days, or the week. But I couldn’t help myself. I googled […]

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All The Chubby Ladies!

Hey.   I’m right here with you. Remember high school? Thinking you were a fatso when you were 5′ 4” and only weighed 96 pounds?  Or maybe you really were fat, and you were one of those kids who wore the (sometimes considered offensive) “I beat anorexia” t-shirts?  I thought they were funny.  I would have worn […]

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Blogging versus Journaling

**a slight rant on the limitations and boundaries of blogging** When I was twelve and about to start the 7th grade, my Aunt Amy drove to where I was visiting at my grandma’s house and handed me a yellow book with a cartoon drawing of ceramic pots and pretty pink and blue flowers stretching out […]

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Ambivalent: Daily Updates 24/25

Sorry for the missed updates yesterday and today; I’ve been laying around at home, sick with nausea, a sore throat and fever. Make-up word counts coming soon! Aun Aqui

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