Posts tagged "bad decisions"

Murphy's Law is my every day

I embrace chaos. Whether it’s my mom sitting in an unmonitored wheelchair that is slowly snaking its way to the street, or locking myself out of the house for the 20,446,205th time, it’s just how I roll. It’s kind of my calling card that I always misplace. Sometimes, however, I’m not entirely to blame. Sort... Read more »

This Week's Top Ten Parenting Fails According to My Kid

1. At 2:30 AM today, I was summoned from Dreamland by a screaming preschooler. I did what any responsible parent would do and covered my head with a pillow. However, his relentless cries finally won out and, after dragging myself out of bed, was told that I “ruined his birthday party by not playing the... Read more »

Operation Lazyass: I always go the extra mile to avoid doing things

I’ll  admit it: I’m a lazyass. I mean, when it counts I’ll get ‘er done, but if I am out of coffee filters (for a week), paper towels always trump a trip to the grocery store.I can’t recall if I have always been like this. Or, more likely, I am too lazy to actually sit... Read more »
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I'd rather eat shards of glass than listen to people chew

Yesterday, I logged in to my computer and was oddly inspired by Can I Get Another Bottle of Whine With My Morning Quiet Time?  hilarious meme on maintaining one’s composure when faced with a “gross chewer”. And let me preface this post with the fact that yes, I realize there exists full-mouth talkers and it’s totally reasonable... Read more »

7 annoying things that just might kill me

Sweet mother of pearl am I losing it.  Most of my complaints are irrational, but what’s new? And since Mr. Swirley is on a business trip and unreachable because he is all fancy and out to dinner with co-workers, it’s time to overshare. And if you are too lazy to read, you can check out... Read more »

Bad parenting moments: Crazy haircuts

I have a history of making bad decisions when it comes to my kid. Meat lunch with a side of meat? Yes, please. Leaving him with my forgetful mother in in a zillion degree apartment while I run around her apartment complex? Why the hell not! Drag him around to run 12, 000 errands andfind... Read more »
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Nurturing a weirdo?

This might be a bold statement, but I believe myself to be the Queen of Bad Decisions.  Or at least an integral member of her court. I mean, who schedules a dentist appointment, public speaking class (which deserves its own post because I am such a wreck) and a lady MD visit that required a... Read more »
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