• Oh, What a Day: Our First Date

    August 19, 2019 by

    As I previously disclosed, I met my husband on Bumble. Yes, Bumble. This was after my former therapist encouraged me to muscle through heartbreak and try online dating. It was a very interesting time in my life. I was majorly depressed, barely ate, and cried sporadically– in private and in public. Because of all of… Read more

  • Oh, What a Day: Oh, Hello

    August 6, 2019 by

    This is a story of two days, not one.  Yes, I realize I am tampering with my whole concept of “Oh, What a Day,” but humor me. When my heart is hurting, nay excruciating, I have a thing I do.  I get on a plane and I effing leave Lexington, Kentucky for a week.  I… Read more

  • Oh, What a Day: The Day My Husband Fell in Love With Me

    July 30, 2019 by

    Comedian John Mulaney jokes about how it is counter-intuitive that, when relationships are going well, couples decide to meet one anothers’ families.   THIS HITS HOME FOR ME. It can be awkward and anxiety-provoking.  Why do we do it? Why?! Because it simply must be done. In my first ever relationship, we started to talk “meet… Read more

  • Oh, What a Day: The Day I Needed School Supplies

    July 23, 2019 by

    When I was probably about 26 years old, one of my grandmothers asked me when I would meet a guy “so I didn’t have to go to school anymore.”   I said: “CAN YOU BELIEVE SHE JUST SAID THAT TO ME?!” One of my grandpas said: “Doesn’t she know you only know just enough to be… Read more

  • Imposter Syndrome

    July 19, 2019 by

    Since I started dating my husband about a year and a half ago, I have regularly felt like an imposter.   He owns a home in a nice cozy suburban neighborhood, so now I kind of do, too.  I wanted to start blogging again, so he got me a new shiny rosegold macbook and a new-to-me… Read more

  • Oh, What a Day: The Worst Day of My Life

    July 16, 2019 by

    When I woke up, the tone had already been set: it was going to be a real shit day.  I knew it and feared it and hoped against it anyway, because you can actually do all of those things simultaneously.  People and feelings are often complicated.  The morning started by having holes drilled into one… Read more

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