I am incredibly grateful that I have friends who look out for me, whether or not I am aware that they are doing so. From reaching out to me at times when their “Spidey Sense” is tingling, to dropping a “just thinking of you” card in the mail, to letting me know they guy I am supposedly dating is also trolling my friends on Match.com (ahem.). I appreciate and love them more than they can ever know.
Sometimes it’s difficult to answer when I am asked if I am really all right. You know, am I really ok? Is there something else going on? The honest answer is, Yes … and No. Continue reading
Venturing out on vacation has provided me with the opportunity to reflect on what I’m grateful for. This wasn’t actually a planned meditative-type activity or anything like that; in fact, I’ve been surprised to find that these things just kind of come to me as I am in various states of
drunkenness relaxation. Spontaneous moments of gratitude. Outside of the obvious friends/family/health etc., here are a few things for which I would like to give thanks. Continue reading
Just like that, the email came in. Before I posted anything about my ugly truth, before I opened up and vented about all the shit thrown my way, before I debated whether to bang my head against the wall until I was unconscious, I received the following from a girlfriend in New York.
“Can you get to Miami for a quick girls trip next weekend? Hotel (Ritz) is paid for … I need some sun and some cocktails.”
An impromptu getaway to somewhere fabulous? (meaning, somewhere that isn’t here). Um, yes??? Continue reading
I am a chump. In the chaos of life that has overwhelmed me (yeah I know, what else is new?), I am woefully behind asking everyone to give me my birthday present! Yes, my birthday is July 23 (that’s in six days if you’re counting), and yes, once again all I am asking for is your donation to team “BABES WITH BRAINS“. Please help me raise money for brain tumor research!
You can DONATE HERE! Continue reading
On Saturday, we gathered in New York City from near and far (well, far-ish). More than 15 years after saying goodbye for the first time, we came together again — an impromptu college reunion — for an evening of conversation, laughter, and copious amounts of wine. Continue reading
Wow. Just, wow. I never anticipated the reaction to yesterday’s post – so many phone calls, text messages, emails etc. Thank you for the reminder that you, my friends and even people whom I have never met, are there for me. Continue reading