I’ve spent a good part of my adulthood wanting to start my life over again, fantasizing about how great everything would be now if only I had done something differently then. I can’t tell you how many hours/days/years I’ve dedicated to wishing I could go backward. I know with crystal clarity that I’d spend my… Continue reading How One Facebook Post Changed My Life
My oldest daughter takes after me in so many ways, if you put us side-by-side at 7 years old, you’d question who was who. That’s both a good and a bad thing because, in addition to inheriting positive qualities like my craftiness or soft spot for the underdog, she has also inherited my negativity. Like,… Continue reading A New Dinnertime Ritual & Wedninterestday Taco Stuffed Peppers
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I need to befriend a 13 year-old girl so I have someone to gossip about the Internet with. Like, is anyone following the Jaclyn Glenn/Social Repose break-up? Because none of my friends are, and the whole thing is KILLING ME. I have so many feelings, guys,… Continue reading Let’s Talk About YouTube
The cycle of my self-hatred is this: downward spiral into a depression that makes so me tired and irritable, I am either in bed, or thinking about how much I want to be in bed; then a small period of New Miranda time where I devise schemes to pull myself out of said depression and,… Continue reading To New Miranda or Not to New Miranda…
Why are Tootsie Rolls so damn good? And why, whhhhyyyyyy did I give all of mine away Halloween night?! Now I have a whole house full of candy, but my favourite one-ingredient-away-from-being-actual-plastic treat is gone and I’m forced to eat real chocolate bars. My life is so hard. Speaking of things that are hard: Blogtober.… Continue reading All of the Pleasures!
Remember a few months ago when I smugly wrote about how I lost 10 lbs and kept it off? Yeah… wellllll. Surprise! I started eating out again, drinking beer on the regular, and binging on junk food, and I put all of that weight back on. Ugh! I know. I know!! I was kind of fine… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Weight Loss… Again
I’ve been slacking on Bean Sprout’s “Birthday Interview” video, but I plan to do it tomorrow so I can get *her* answers to the following questions. In the meantime, here’s a snapshot of Lilo, through my eyes, on her 5th birthday. Nicknames: Lilo, Lilo Bilo, Lee Names of Her Imaginary Friends: Agleckla Eckie (who drives… Continue reading Birthday Snapshot: Bean Sprout is 5!