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Accepting MY Normal

One of the worst things about depression is the feeling that you’re not normal. You can’t do as much as everyone else, and you don’t understand why.  You get tired.  You can’t focus.  You’re easily overwhelmed.  You beat yourself up … Continue reading

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An Itty Bitty Story That Is Not At All Cryptic But Is About Bodily Functions.

I was laying in bed desperately trying to ignore the fact that I wasn’t sleeping, even though my alarm clock wouldn’t go off for another 15 minutes. My annoyance at being awake before 6:00 am was softened by the squishy … Continue reading

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Ugly.

I try not to think about what I look like. Instead, I tend to concentrate on how I feel.  When I’m laughing or talking or twirling, I feel happy.  I feel alive.  I feel brightly colored and twinkling and like … Continue reading

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I’m doing the happy syndrome dance. But not with popcorn.

Ladies and gentleman, we have a diagnosis. If you haven’t been following the seemingly never ending saga of what the fuck is up with Miss Britt’s health, this post will make no sense and be of no interest to you. … Continue reading

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Strange and Unusual Tests: A Photo Essay

“Your test results were a little… unusual.” Awesome.  Because that’s exactly the first thing you want to hear your doctor say when he walks into the room. “Unusual?” “Yes, well, there’s some things that are… strange.” Strange and unusual.  Again … Continue reading

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My pilates instructor has a bigger ass than me.

I think it should be a rule that your exercise instructor should look better than you. I mean, I don’t care if she doesn’t have great hair or a pretty face – I’m not completely shallow.  But it seems to … Continue reading

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So I went to see the endocrinologist today…

I had my appointment with the endocrinologist today. I got a call a few days ago that there was an earlier appointment open and, thanks be to Avitable, I was able to take the morning off work and take advantage … Continue reading

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So maybe I’m not just tired.

I’ve whined a lot about being tired on this blog. I hestitate to do it because everyone is too damn tired and there’s nothing more stressful about my life than yours.  But somedays, the tired outweighs the creativity and so … Continue reading

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No Title In The World Will Make This Less Mundane

I spent most of January and February trying to improve my health.  I committed to walking or exercising every day, I started using the Wii.  By the end of February, I’d established a pretty regular routine of good diet and … Continue reading

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Dear Jared, shouldn’t you be getting fat now?

Everyone knows your body changes as you age. As women, our boobs inevitably start to sag.  Our hips spread with childbirth.  Our asses – hell, I’m not even sure what’s going on back there anymore. But it aint pretty, that … Continue reading

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