February 6, 2014

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valentine’s day whore moans

Valentine’s Day hell has been thrown into the semi-weekly snow days off from school for good measure.¬†We’re sent home a list with all the names of the students in each class, and a look of dread washes over my…

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February 6, 2014

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laughing curl torture – wet routine (video)

You asked me for this, so I’m giving it up. I laugh when I watch this because it’s so ridiculous. Oh, the ugly moments we live through in the name of beauty, one of which is captured here, in this…

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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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