On Condoms

Dating can be rough, you have to worry about married men*, date rape (do they call it that these days? I'm getting old and am not keeping up with the terminology), and murder, successful or otherwise.  There are also general freaks and weirdos to watch out for. Once you meet a nice person who buys … Continue reading On Condoms

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How to Handle a Medical Emergency in Heels

I haven't been writing lately, instead I have been sitting on my balcony staring at the sky in the evenings wondering how I survived the last year, it was mostly shit, and after sudden move things are ok, mostly (I did accidentally open porn on my phone at my new job that one time, and … Continue reading How to Handle a Medical Emergency in Heels

Tissues Up Your Sleeve and other Grown-up Things That Prevent Illness

It's flu season, in case you had your head in the sand, and Australia's early flu season predicted that the US was going to take a sucker punch. Then the weather got a bit excitable, waffling between -7 and 73 degrees Fahrenheit. This one-two punch has old people trapped in their homes, too scared to … Continue reading Tissues Up Your Sleeve and other Grown-up Things That Prevent Illness

Cross contamination: a Guide to Allergic Dating

I may or may have mentioned in passing here that I'm one of those peopled blessed with allergies. Food allergies, though not my most fun allergies, do create a bit of excitement when out with a new suitor.¬† And boy, when that suitor is also an allergic, there just aren't words! At this point you're … Continue reading Cross contamination: a Guide to Allergic Dating

Counting Sheep and Other Things to Think About When You Can’t Sleep

I woke up at 4:16 AM and have not been able to get back to sleep. This is typically not my style, I'm more of a set three alarms and sleep though them kind of girl. You're in luck though, my insomnia is your benefit. Please find a list of ideas to work though if … Continue reading Counting Sheep and Other Things to Think About When You Can’t Sleep

Beating the Heat: A Post that’s Not about Cops or Handjobs (or is it?)

The man on the radio said that the heat index was 105 and creeping up. My electric bill is quadruple December bill. I haven't seen a snake in six weeks. It's summer.  And with the joys of beach vacations and lazy days by the pool come some traumatic side effects. Don't let lime burns and … Continue reading Beating the Heat: A Post that’s Not about Cops or Handjobs (or is it?)