Monthly Archives: September 2020

What Just Makes That Little ‘Ol Ant…..

Allow me to preface this as, I like being alone. I never considered myself as one who needed someone to do things with- be it walking, riding or sitting. But I must give off this inviting, approachable presence. For example, … Continue reading

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Boys to Men

The other day this song came on in the car whilst driving with my eldest. Now, you should know that on most days, we might converse, but yesterday was a day to ponder the world around us. …. Close your … Continue reading

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Dumb Schmuck

Today I was working on Google Hangout with a group of colleagues when one of the participants had a problem. Colleague 1: (Looking into the camera) Rochelle, I am having trouble. Me: (Looking at her in the camera) What seems … Continue reading

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The Alarmist

Last week I went to my annual dermatologist appointment and towards the end of the visit, the doctor decided to remove a dark freckle. I figured, whatever, grabbed my facial bleach cream and left. I’m standing in the kitchen; what’s … Continue reading

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Where the x is the Gray?

I cannot stand the all or nothing, black or white alternatives. Either I live and I’m fat or I die and I’m skinny. That basically sums it all up- where is the middle ground? I am so tired hearing, yes … Continue reading

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What’s Worse Than Pant Struggling?

I’ve gained so much weight, my arms reach has become shorter and I no longer can easily function. For example, there are three sports that I can no longer due with my flippers. First, do you know how hard it … Continue reading

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Gold Medal

It takes so much will, energy and strength to pull up my shorts/pants, that I literally sweat and become lightheaded. Just trying on pants to see what will never ever fit me again, is a workout like no other. And, … Continue reading

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Come Take This Survey

After trying to calm both my middle child and myself down- after just reading the math survey, I asked my other daughter the name of her teacher. Turns out, this was not my daughter’s specialized instruction class- rather, it was … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Who?

Back to school virtually, means having to fill out many google forms so that the teachers can get to know us and vice versa. Now, my middle child- the one who can’t stand if I nose breathe near her – … Continue reading

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The Sabbath Flies

When I see multiple stink bugs or lantern flies, I start to lose my cool. Maybe its the shock factor when they just appear from nowhere- as if its practically normal to be within eye contact. Whatever it is, I … Continue reading

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