January 28, 2014

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when the store you love does something you hate: MiN New York

It was Sunday, a day of rest, but not for my family, no. No, they would be awoken early and dragged past a toll and through a tunnel onto the island of Manhattan, so mama could score some juice. Well,…

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January 23, 2014

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the anxiety of awaiting

Yesterday I had a thyroid ultrasound, and the technician spent at least twenty minutes going over and over the left side of my neck, lymph nodes I believe. My lip is starting to prickle, and the back of my brain…

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January 23, 2014

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endship edition: friendship fails

One day she corrected me. It was actually she, Darlene, who was the inclusive one, the one who chose to introduce me to her friends, the otherfcukers, and not Demi, as I’d written. I mention this now, at the beginning,…

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January 22, 2014

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when rejected, will a man quit or try harder?

Just wanted to jot this down and make some sense of it while it’s top of mind. I was directed to a Psychology Today article about research performed, where the resulting conclusion was this:
“Bright girls believe that their abilities…

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January 20, 2014

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10 year anniversary of Stephanie Klein’s Greek Tragedy

10 years ago today, before marriage or twins, 10 years ago to this exact day, January 20, I made the decision to start a blog, naming it Greek Tragedy on a whim, because really, no one thought of titles or…

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January 17, 2014

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when kids are home sick

When you have a child who complains of a headache, you maybe think they’re trying to get out of doing homework. But when you have a son with a shunt implanted in his brain, you worry about everything. Wait, that’s…

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January 16, 2014

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why your doctor can’t be handsome

I have a stash of blood test forms, handed to me by doctors, upon which I’ve just never quite followed through. Tests for testosterone levels and metabolic workups. I’ve stashed them to the side, knowing that I’d follow through come…

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January 16, 2014

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favorite mascaras 2013

It’s always one or the other. Concealer or mascara. One is always a top response to the “if you could only use one beauty product” desert island question. Where are the pragmatic people who chime in with sunscreen? They’re off…

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