Author Archives: joey

About joey

Neurotic Bitch, Mother, Wife, Writer, Word Whore, Foodie and General Go-To-Girl

June

I have picked up my laptop twice in the last month. I ordered new flip flops, because what is summer without shiny new gold flip flops? Last weekend, I started to order new Fiesta bistro bowls, but a nap suddenly … Continue reading

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May Twenty-Three

I clicked in here and received notice of a new WordPress Editor coming in June. Why? Gah. I cannot elucidate anything. It’s likely you think and feel similar things. Being an introvert, I need substantial time to process — relative … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Complain. Wasn’t Tuesday.

Somethin is wrong with The Mister. He cleaned our gutters! and repaired our gutters! Then he pruned our apple trees!!! and cut up the fallen branches in the yard!!! He weed-whacked and mowed the grass. Did I ask him to … Continue reading

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The Ache I Cannot Shake

It’s a month today since I fell ill. I still ache a lot from the waist up. Hot baths and Tylenol go a long way in reducing the suck that is the ache I cannot shake. I still need a … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Spring in Dystopia

See also, me. Dunno what day of sick this is. I’m not good at math. I am in the third week. I woke up Wednesday without aching from the waist down. My neck, shoulders, and back still ache. This is … Continue reading

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Day Whatever of Whatever

Everything seems to start that way. Day THIRTEEN, I am still not well. I continue to recover. Notable improvement continues. My head is heavy, I ache, I get winded easily, and I am tired. I had a few better days … Continue reading

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Thursday evening, the sick moved into my chest which put me at the height of my panic. Burning cough burned. Tightness right at my breastbone. I took a bath, put on clean pajamas, and made a list of my current … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Indoors

As I read on Twitter, “Outside is lava.” Day five of being sick during a pandemic: Stories of those who have recovered from the pandemic do not present consistent symptoms. Nope. No consistency. Truly. The nurse told me to call … Continue reading

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Tea is Life

Or as I say in real life, “Tea is liiiiiiiiife!” I’m sick. Well of course I am. The runny nose started Saturday night. I am a fairly snotty person and I attributed this to allergies. Overnight Saturday, my throat hurt … Continue reading

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Not Happy, but Fortunate

Overwhelmed with thoughts and feelings, don’t even know where or how to begin. There are intuitive people who know everything is connected far beyond what the eye can see, and then there are other people. Not a real fan of … Continue reading

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