Category Archives: guilt

Cakes vs. Scones: The Identity Crisis

During the last few months while my mojo has been curled-up into the fetal position and I have attempted (on some level) to deal with a cornucopia of emotional shit to which I am in not willing to succumb (denial hard at work) … Continue reading

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2+ months: Sex, death and champagne.

I had a good month… That was all the time I actually spent in the UK with the lovely Sir English. We drank champagne and ate cake… Made-out on the banks of some river while being ogled by intrusive sheep… … Continue reading

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We used to be friends. No wait, you just dicked me around to validate your ginormous ego.

A long time ago, we used to be friends But I haven’t thought of you lately at all If ever again, a greeting I send to you, Short and sweet to the soul I intend… My former Italian Holy Grail … Continue reading

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Happy 2013! Brought to you by ‘V’ as in vomit, virus and valium!

When in Rome… However we are NOT in Rome, There are no Romans, and I have no desire to assimulate the ‘un-evolved.’ How thoroughly I despise this particular winter asylum, the mentality that killing is ok,  and that brutal Canadian weather. For … Continue reading

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The way the cake crumbles…

I knew this day would come… Dislaimer/note to self: This may very well be one of your infamous ‘That Time of the Month’ rants. Permission is granted to forgive yourself later just in case, sans embarassment and mortification. If not the … 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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A life in limbo and a brand new Purgatory!

It ain’t no party where I’m going. These days my daily routine consists of packing, packing, more packing and obsessing over packing, while my thoughts hover over focusing on the many reasons I am getting out of here while repeating over and … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye and a postcard from the edge…

I decided not long ago that a return to the homeland would be inevitable at some point. If I were to go back  Western Canada would be my best bet, as I’d have a better chance of finding work as … Continue reading

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A Single Gal’s Brownie Binge (boring) Weekend

What am I DOING this weekend? Does this answer your question?… The only reason I am not crippled by guilt and slumped over the toilet with my head in the bowl in my own version of a metaphorical ‘vomitorium’ like … Continue reading

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Going from HOT to NOT

Have I lost all sense of judgement? Have I  just been at this online dating way too long? Will I end up like Margot Kidder?… Single, disoriented and mumbling incoherently in a wood pile? Yesterday I was dissed by a … Continue reading

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