Hoops are for suckers

You know those ridiculous little yellowish bottles with the white caps and labels that medications come in?  You’d think that those bottles were made of gold, with all the hoops that I have had to jump through to obtain one – an empty one at that!  Last August, the office that I worked at had … Continue reading

…and things are back to normal

  One of my least favorite parts of fibromyalgia is the soap opera that occurs whenever I visit any kind of health specialist.  I can almost hear the dramatic music swelling while I wait for test results that will only tell me what I already know: I’m in perfect health. On paper.  Hell, on paper, … Continue reading

Hello! From the future

Today, for the first time this year, I felt a tug on my heart and mind.  It was the future, saying hello! Everything has been whirring about me lately, moving much faster than I expected, and I was surprisingly startled at this futuristic greeting. I realized today just how different my life is going to … Continue reading

The thought out response

Oz was considering taking a break.  From us. He has a lot going on. That isn’t an excuse for a very serious consideration, though.  In the end, he decided that taking a break wouldn’t be a good idea. I was talking with my best friend Red about my situation. She asked me what I was … Continue reading

Community Property

I suck at small talk. I can do it, but I find it pointless because you never get to the heart of the person you are communicating with. Plus it is exhausting. Even funnier than small talk is when someone tries to sound smart or impressive. I heard someone once say, in reference to something … Continue reading

Things unseen

My feet as such sluts! This statement followed an unusual conversation on why I like Oz’s feet so much. Mine are always out and about. His are always serenely encased in socks and shoes. So when the rare opportunity to see them comes up I get a little excited. They are freckled! It doesn’t get … Continue reading