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DIARY OF A FACEBOOK POST-A-HOLIC IN WITHDRAWAL

  DAY 1 (4/12/14) Precipitous event. Reflecting on short conversation with Meredith R. about quality of life and needing to limit screen time. She has a great blog, Queen of All Wild Things. I emailed 18 people I care most … Continue reading

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Married, with OCD

My husband’s attempt to publicly shame me while I was not logged into Facebook actually drew some handsome compliments, in a twist of fate. Also, who knew this was a thing? THIS is what drove me out of hiding and … Continue reading

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Unbridled Relaxation

My husband wanted to sign up for a massage package. “Wouldn’t that be frivolous?” I said. But, after the massage I had this morning, I’m reconsidering. I pay $64 a month for my gym membership, plus parking and babysitting. I … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones, Thunder and Chocolate

Is it just me? All women? I hate to rush. It drives me bonkers. In my estimation, I have a really high threshold for stress. But rushing rattles my nerves. Once I’m rattled, it’s hard to chill down. We end … Continue reading

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Where The Id Takes Me

What’s most marvelous to me about having a baby is being able to witness pure id, personified. It is manifested in the baby’s jump from smiles to tears. She cannot express herself in words. So, when Junior from Big Apple … Continue reading

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“Welcome Back!”

I was driving through a suburban neighborhood today, and passed a house decorated with balloons, flowers, streamers, and a giant sign that read, “WELCOME BACK!” It made me smile. I thought, that person must feel loved. That person must be … Continue reading

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60 to Zero

When I met my husband, my screen name was HiTechLuvr. (His was UpInBoogieDown, a Brooklyn boy living in the Bronx.) I love gadgets and gizmos, Popular Science and Engadget.com, and once had my letter to the editor published in WIRED. … Continue reading

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