A bowl of sweet, sweet oatmeal

Things I’ve learned (so far) on the hCG Protocol

As I am nearing the end of Phase 3 (low carb stabilization phase) there are some things that I have learned about myself and food. These are important lessons that, hopefully, will serve me well when I get down to my goal weight (currently 95 pounds away). Some of my fellow dieters aren’t understanding why I want to go through all four phases instead of wrapping up P3 and going right into Round 2 (isn’t some of the jargon fun. Click here to find out WTF all these P’s and R and other BS acronyms mean). For them the logic […]

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Oya dancer in Cuba. Oya is known to be represented by 9 colors and she is my head Orisha. Oshumare is actually the rainbow (lowercase r)

Vulnerable in public

He is passionate about working with kids, he’s a family guy, he’s got intelligence and thoughtfulness. His relationships with his close friends have lasted for years. He might not have everything I want, but he is all that I want. Here’s where the saga gets sad and frustrating for our heroine

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I could (catching feelings)

This is going  to  be rough, but I have to get it out before it keeps me up. Sometimes being a writer sucks… 🙁 I could fall for you I could but that would be against the rules strict hard and fast rules written on a wax tablet/that melts in the presence of the heat of our 2 bodies I could fall for you I could allow myself to give into wondering what it would be like after the act/ to care about the parts that come after the tangled sheet I could fall for you I could Exchange our […]

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Insignificant Other: Rules for No Strings Attached Relationships

Navigating the world of sex without being in a relationship can be tricky especially if the terms aren’t spelled out. People have a general idea about how to behave in a relationship, but sex without strings is an entirely different beast. Through the years I have found that following a few simple guidelines can make things work out for everyone involved. Definitions One Night Stand (ONS): Someone you meet and just want to have sex with. Do it and go. Names not necessary Friends with Benefits (FwB): The trickiest of the no strings attached (NSA) relationships. This is a friend […]

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