Eat Pray Shop

Four weeks after giving birth to the baby that was not mine I needed to escape. I was not back at work yet and I spent my days arranging and rearranging china in my kitchen cabinets while my daughter was at school. I had money in my bank account but no baby to wake me up for midnight feedings.…

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No use trying now..

There's something to be said about old friends. You can't puke on your new friend's shoes and expect them to text you the next day to hang out. But old friends have no choice but to put up with your bullshit and just clean the vomit off. You've lasted this long, there's no use trying…

Not my sister’s keeper

"I'm sorry I called you a cunt at mom's wedding," is how the voicemail began. My sister had one her episodes the night of my mother's second wedding and now that is all I can remember from the evening. This is how my entire life has been measured, in moments and occasions marked by my…

In her shoes…

I introduced baby daddy to his wife. They will celebrate their 6th wedding anniversary this summer.  Are they happy? Her facebook account would say yes but that's not my story to tell. If they are happy, I am happy for them. It took me a long time to get here, though. A couple years after…