Revenge

It took about 1 year for me to realize I had been married to, and was now divorcing, a covert narcissist.  Memories flooded back.  I had a hard time figuring out where to put the feelings, heartbreak and regret; hence this blog.  At one point I wrote The Tractor.  It was partially autobiographical but mostly … Continue reading Revenge

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Cats, Dogs & Sexism

  I have a cat and a dog, both of whom  I love.  My dog has been plastered by my side through chemo, divorce, moving: every moment of the 10 years she's been with me.  When I've been too sick to walk her she runs outside, does her business and gets right back in bed … Continue reading Cats, Dogs & Sexism

Capitalism, Cancer and Outrage

This morning my FaceBook feed alerted me to Sephora's new program, designed to benefit cancer patients.  During a 6 minute video they show bald, scared, suffering women, getting makeup and skin care tips, then walking through the store being shown products by a Sephora employee.  Credits roll.   Women rejoice. Wait....... Right after my 1st round … Continue reading Capitalism, Cancer and Outrage

De Dia De Los Muertos

While in Mexico I fell in love with the statues and mannequins that represent  Dia De Los Muertos.  My children were aghast when I said I wanted a full size mannequin for my dining room.  "Mom, that's morbid" they exclaimed.  When I looked at these mannequins though, I saw nothing morbid about them.  In fact, … Continue reading De Dia De Los Muertos

Turn Your Town Teal

#teamtealsix #cancersucks #ovariancancer #sandyrollman #randomactsofteal #tealisthenewpink Purpose What do you do when the shit is all cleaned up?  The divorce is final, your body and soul have healed, you're settled into your new home, your new tribe is established?  When it's all over, something new sets in.  I would describe it as boredom, but it … Continue reading Turn Your Town Teal