Does This Manic Episode Make Me Look Fat?

Does This Manic Episode Make Me Look Fat?

I’m having trouble sleeping. And by that, I mean I am not sleeping. At all. I suffer from a low-grade degree of manic depression. Many entrepreneurial and creative types live with this malady. They are slightly off – it is the mother of double-edged swords. Our...
If You Give A Girl A Vyvanse

If You Give A Girl A Vyvanse

I found out in my 40’s that I have ADHD. It used to work to my advantage, but as I got older, not so much.  So for about 5 years, I have been taking Vyvanse. It’s an amazing drug if you need it – but I have noticed something that happens like clockwork after I take...
Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner

Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner

My daughter didn’t get into the choir she wanted last year. She was robbed. No, she really was. What? Okay, never mind. Anyway, last weekend her choir and the one she didn’t get into (let’s call them The Diplomats) were in competition in Chicago. In the Midwest show...
Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons

The Strange Case of Dr. Mari and Ms. Hyde It’s embarrassing for me to write this because I’m 50, and I should know better. But let me share. As a cautionary tale. Once upon a time, there was a little girl. She got mad because someone offended her...
Be Willing To Suck

Be Willing To Suck

”When I die, my education dies with me,” Mr. Brookner observed that fall. ”All those years of Latin, French, Italian. We all share the same education, including television, film, music, events. But each person’s mix is slightly different. My...

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