Drama is YOUR Queen

It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything really personal. That’s because I’ve been pretty damn angry and I’ve wanted to vent and shout and blame and be a nasty-ass name caller. So, I haven’t written.

It has been HARD. And tonight I’m feeling like I don’t give an F (read that FFFFFFFFFFFF) because I went to an amazing event and someone was there who has tried her best to destroy me because, well, who the FFFFFFFFFFFFF knows why, but she did.

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Little Victories

A woman’s six favorite words:

“How much weight have you lost?”

Granted that’s if the woman hearing them has gained, um, a lot of weight since moving to Chicago. Another woman’s six favorite words might be “Quarter Pounder large fries Diet Coke”, or “I love you, marry me now”, or “tickets please, this plane is boarding”. Tonight, my favorite six words were “how much weight have you lost?”

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Family Is As Family Does

I’ve known Bill my entire life. He and my Grandpa were best friends since they were kids. When I was growing up Bill and his wife Bernie were just part of the family. I remember the four of them – Bill, Bernie, Grandma & Grandpa – playing cards in the kitchen while my brother and cousins and I read or watched TV or played games in the front room. That’s just how it was: Bill & Bernie, Grandma & Grandpa.

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