Big Girls Don’t Cry

I'm jump starting 2019 by taking a month or two to focus on eating the way my body needs me to. It's a diet, and also not a diet, I don't count calories, I don't worry about serving sizes, I don't obsessively fast, though I have been known to occasionally fast out of sheer laziness. … Continue reading Big Girls Don’t Cry

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Happy New Year and Such

Today is the first day of the year 2019 in the common era. Every human in existence is wiped clean of the bull shit that they did, or didn't do, in the past year or years. We must all take a moment and reflect on the things we have failed to do in order to … Continue reading Happy New Year and Such

Money Diary: Why a 31-year-old Banker Living in the DC Suburbs is Thinking of Monetizing Her Blog

In the vein of such fine publications as Refinery29, Wealthsimple, and the like, I'm going to share my with you what a week living on my salary looks like. I have read enough of these (like two, so really more than enough) to know I am extremely indulgent because I insist on living alone. Please … Continue reading Money Diary: Why a 31-year-old Banker Living in the DC Suburbs is Thinking of Monetizing Her Blog

Playing Hooky: How and Why to Fake Sick Sometimes

I sent a text this morning saying I'm not feeling well. My stomach is a bit off today, but I've recently worked through the flu and the lingering respiratory crud that followed so it's not like I couldn't tough it out. I'm choosing not to. I know, it's positively un-American, this day to myself, but … Continue reading Playing Hooky: How and Why to Fake Sick Sometimes

On Spontaneity: A Guide to Blowing Things Up without Risking the ATF Knocking Down your Door

I occasionally get the urge to blow things up. But I've never been arrested, and fiery destruction of things, while appealing, is problematic when it comes maintaining that streak. If we examine the underlying appeal of explosions, instant gratification, destruction, drama, a super duper snap story, we can probably find slightly more constructive way to … Continue reading On Spontaneity: A Guide to Blowing Things Up without Risking the ATF Knocking Down your Door