Take Two Cats and Call Me in the Morning.

Not long ago, I came home from work with an anxiety attack. My heart was beating so fast and so hard that I could feel it in my throat. My breathing was shallow. I felt as if I was about to jump out of my skin.  I knew what was happening and decided to try…

Fat Girl’s Lament

It was inevitable. And I probably didn’t make things any better for myself by not having had anything to eat all day but a Nissin Cup of Soup. So, when I went to the mall to pick up a few things, I might not have been in the best of moods. After shopping in the…

Health and Insurance

It was like this:  Don was supposed to go in today for a surgery on his Achilles tendon. It was just an outpatient surgery, and we don’t have any health insurance, so I figured that we could come up with a payment arrangement with the surgery center. I could not have been more wrong. They…