Checking my issues.

I’m not going to lie — there are a lot of days when I give Joey a lot of credit for staying married to me. I mean, I’m annoying. Like, roll-your-eyes, is-she-serious annoying ....more

3 Things I Will Never Understand

No matter how old I get, these three things will probably always be a mystery to me: 1. Why it is so difficult to roll over a 401k 2. People who are mean to dogs. 3 ....more

Playing with My Food

In general, I try to steer away from topics where I am basically giving you guys advice. Because, I mean honestly, I consider myself okay if I can get MYSELF through the day. I would never assume responsibility for your guys ....more

Skirting the issue

I hate the skirt I’m wearing today. I hate it every time I wear it. It looks even worse in person ....more

Caffeine withdrawals

I’ll admit, sometimes I bite off more than I can chew. Unfortunately, I’m not always so good at admitting it in the moment. Case in point: I’m cutting back on caffeine ....more

Smartest gal in the room

Is there anything more awkward than trying to end a conference call? The never-ending goodbyes always remind me of old-school AIM convos, where you spent roughly a calendar year telling your pals you loved them like a sister and would talk to them later and okbye4now. Or whatever we said back then ....more

Diagnosis paranoia

I don’t know about you guys, but there is nothing quite like going to the doctor to make me feel like I’ve committed a crime. I think it has to do with how they welcome you. You walk innocently in the front door and BAM! ...more

3 things I miss about the Midwest

I tend to get the same response in New York (and really, most places) when I tell people I grew up in Iowa. “Wow, that must have been some kind of culture shock, huh?” “Iowa? IO-wa? ...more

Cannagetta comeback?

I tell you what, you guys. I have literally started four blog posts this morning, to then just delete the whole thing because I felt it was too boring/self-centered/blahhhh. How on EARTH have I kept this blog going so long with such an uninteresting life?? ...more

Rainy Days and November Goals

It’s raining in New York City today. Correction: It has been raining in NYC for the last 36 hours, and it’s supposed to continue at least through to tomorrow. Nothing like a soggy group of city-dwellers to get your morning started right ....more