Welcome to Rambling Reads. I’m reading Naked, Drunk, and Writing by Adair Lara, and every Thursday I post some thoughts on what I’ve read. You are welcome to join me – by reading the book, by sharing your thoughts here or on your own blog, or simply by joining the discussion in the comments. There’s [...]
I can’t do it. I’ve tried, but I can’t refer to my husband as a Greek letter, like a frat house with bits missing. Just a couple of days ago, I introduced the family. Since then, I’ve tried writing posts using those names, and the “Zeta” thing just wasn’t working for me (I’m sorry, honey, [...]
I thought it was time to introduce the fam. You’ve met them in various guises before; most recently as DH, Miss Bea, and the myopically-monikered Baby Em. Those were preceeded by the grandiloquent Girl the Elder and Girl the Younger (along, one presumes, with some mysterious gentleman in the background to engender the pair). But I’m [...]
Do you blog about weight loss? Even when you’re not losing? What about when you’re not trying? For weeks now, maybe months, my attitude can best be described as that of a petulant child who refuses to eat, or sleep, or do anything else that will make them feel better. Except that all I want [...]
The Urban Dictionary defines “Fattitude” thus: The loud, boisterous, obnoxious arrogance often displayed by large and/or obese women. How very unfortunate. Because that is not what I mean. At. All.
Over the past several weeks, I have been tying myself up in knots over a whole bunch of things. One of them has been about weight loss, and writing about weight loss, and the fact that I’d like to do more of it. But for some reason, I don’t want to do it here. If [...]