Why I’m Going Home to Eat Broccoli and Drink Wine

Sounds awesome, right? Sorta. My fridge contains what I have to look forward to when I get home from work. It also contains what I have to succumb to eating upon return to my apartment.  Those two things are wine and broccoli and the events of my lunch hour are the cause of this. Today,…

Orange is the NEW Black – Fire Warden Style 101

I unintentionally wore my new ‘miami beach orange’ dress to work today, forgetting I was a fire warden and that my hat would match my outfit. Needless to say, I’d never caught the 100s of building co-workers noticing my brightness moreso than today. Luckily, there was no fire. And, even more lucky, everyone was kind…

Sharing Bagels with the Garbage and Other Confessions

Yesterday a coworker gave me a tiny cup of Haagen Dazs Gelato ice cream.  It was hard to open (literally, couldn’t get the damn plastic off) but once I removed the lid and unsealed its delicious freshness, the old me (aka yesterday’s me) would have said ‘game over’ and downed the whole thing.  Instead, I…

Zippers: a pitfall of living alone

I couldn’t do up the zippers on three of my work dresses this morning. F$&*%!! Really? What a drag, seeing as though I went to the gym four times last week and am more or less the same weight/size I’ve been for the past six months.  For some reason, my dresses decided to not do-up…