I think I was at the Miami Tweetup all of 15...
I can’t handle my liquor, and it only took one glass of beer before I was out of hand. I was loud. I was obnoxious. I was annoying. I pissed off a couple of people, and that kind of sucks. But I did it to myself, like the Radiohead song. (And that’s what really hurts.) All those people that I annoyed and aggravated? In the end they’re just people, and they’ll get...
It’s been a really, really long time since a man looked at me like I was beautiful. It’s been a really long time since I’ve felt beautiful.
I take a deep breath and slip further down the rabbit hole. They sit on either side of me and smile. They’re the only ones I trust and the only ones I don’t trust. I love them and I hate them. I wouldn’t be here with anybody else. I look down and see a cat watching me. Its tail pendulums thoughtfully as its eyes hold mine. “The kitty wants some kitty,” I say. ...
Me: I don’t know if I can do this without a mirror. Orthodontist: Sure you can. I’ll cheer you on from behind. Me: Okay. Okay, I think it’s in. Ortho: Lemme see? Yeah. It’s in. Me: It’s in? Ortho: Yep, perfect. See? You’re a natural. Me: At putting things in my mouth. Yes. Awesome.
Guess who just wrote a 600 word short story and submitted it to a short fiction contest! Guess who’s so proud of her very first follow-through that her hands are shaking! Guess who’s now going to spend the rest of the night in front of the television doing her best not to have a single, original thought! (It’s me! It’s me!)
At the triathlon shower tent
Mom: Look, that guy’s shorts are slowly falling off. Me: *giggles* Mom: Woooo! You’re almost there! You’re almost there! Me: Mom! Mom: What? Maybe I’m shouting at the people still racing. Me: Oh my god, I see butt crack. Mom: Woooo! Finish line!
sblaufuss asked: *giant, squeezy hug*