Gratitude is really hot right now, and I’m not very good at it.
I mean, if you would like a primer on how to live with one foot in the past re-living every one of your mistakes and missteps and one foot in the future terrified of all the ways life could still go wrong, I am your lady. Seriously, I have a masters in that messed-up business. But being…
“We as women are trained to see ourselves as cheap imitations of fashion photographs, rather than seeing fashion photographs as cheap imitations of women.”—Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth (via cuddleslutwinchester)
was up until midnight finishing a big presentation i’m giving to my whole department today. then auggie woke up, got mad that i was the one that came to comfort him and screamed until i brought him to matthew. he had some milk and only then would he let me take him to bed with us.
then, as i held him and tried to sing him to sleep, his diaper leaked all over me and our bed. once we changed and settled him, he woke up every half hour for the rest of the night.
needless to say, i’m feeling a little rough. i’m hoping i dont fall asleep in this meeting. at least not before i give my presentation.
“Raising a child is like taking care of someone who’s on way too many shrooms, while you yourself are on a moderate amount of shrooms. I am not confident in my decisions, but I know you should not be eating a mousepad.”—