The Rules of Faking It

The Rules of Faking It

I’ve always been a “good girl”.  People describe me as kind, nice, pleasant. And that’s ok with me. I AM nice. That’s just not the whole of it. I grew up in the kind of overly-emotional, logic defying, humanity-denying Christianity that...
Extraordinary Living 101

Extraordinary Living 101

Hello Lovely, I’ve got news for you. If you want an extraordinary life, you can have it. It may be a little tougher, but it will be a whole lot more rewarding. So go ahead, read on, and get what YOU want out of life.  You DON’T need permission to be...
Breaking Out

Breaking Out

I walked down the stairs by myself and got the mail yesterday. I want to ring a fucking bell and announce myself to the lobby. I mean, I took the elevator back up, but – progress is progress. It’s now been about a month and a half since the treatment for...
Staying Awake

Staying Awake

I had my first nerve conduction study last week.   I wear comfortable clothes as instructed and my Ray-Bans to help block the fluorescent lighting. I get a migraine almost every time I’m at the neurologist’s office – its a trigger minefield....
Owwwwwwwww.

Owwwwwwwww.

So, my hands don’t work now. It was once in a while, but now, magically, I pick something up, focus on the next task, and BOOM! SMASH! Somehow what was just in my hand is now on the floor. But I didn’t feel anything. I didn’t feel it slip.  Not the...