Category Archives: break up

The longest/shortest staircase in the world for getting your shit together before seeing the ex

That was it, basically. I had no concept of time exiting my rental apartment and descending that massive, ancient staircase, as I knew that before tiny me got to the bottom and opened that giant door to the outside, I … Continue reading

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The Spy That Loved Thee: Celebrating The Average Femme

 Curious? Guilty. I had to see who she was –  ‘the (ex) wife.’ I dug around/cyber-snooped. I found a photo. A daughter, a husband and a wife… She wasn’t what I expected. She looked sour, bored. Uninspired. He was in … Continue reading

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Meltdowns & The Return of Cristianity

Last December, matters had come to a particular blistering head. My toxic emotional-puss finally surfaced via a four-hour session of uncontrollable sobbing. Curled up in the fetal position and mummified in my duvet, the epiphany which should have been no … Continue reading

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Yeah this is my blog, whatever…

Would a cake by any other name taste as sweet? Last month when I first saw ‘the comment’ posted on one of my last blog posts, which was sent to my inbox via email notification  – I knew immediately who it was, even … Continue reading

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Wrapping up loose ends and egos in check

Oddly enough in the last few weeks some of the old cast has resurfaced for guest-star cameo appearances on the final episodes of… The Cakes McCain Show: Loving, Hating and Leaving South Italy. Last month I finally picked up the … Continue reading

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My soul-mate married a muffin-top

This week there is a full moon inside the bell-jar… With the exception of Wednesday night and actually being social by having Michele and Marianne over for drinks (via their suggestion), I have barely left the house, eaten, and have … Continue reading

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24 hrs. of compliments, mini mind-f’cks, and holy-grails

Yesterday was hard. In only a few days I had gone from 100 to zero. Feeling defeated by ‘Atlas’ – A metaphorical ‘Olympic Gold Winner’ in the Hot and Cold Games, in a moment of weakness and sadist stupidity I called … Continue reading

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