This spring I received an email asking me to write about this topic:
Something I struggle a lot with is feeling good about myself when I'm not "healthy"- when I'm sick or have an injury A lot of my own recovery has involved learning to be grateful for everything my body does for me and all of its functions, but accepting its weakneses and its/my need to heal has often been difficult for me
This questions seems especially pertinent this week, ... keep reading
Today I am in New Jersey, scrambling quickly from the Cape acros the Tri-State area to mourn and celebrate the life of my Great Grandmother, Sylvia Albanese, who pased away Sunday morning after nearly a hundred years of life Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Sylvia was first generation Italian-American Over the course of her life, she was a mother, wife, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother She was independent, fashionable, beautiful, ... keep reading
You know me, I love a good uproar on the internetz, and I know that YOU love it when I throw in my two cents at least two weeks two late - just to let the dust settle a little bit Just kidding, I live under a rock and I only today got around to reading Erica Jong's New York Times Op-Ed about how the "new generation of women" are just just not that into having sex
I immediately balked: First of all, am I in this "new generation" ... keep reading
When I first started Medicinal Marzipan, it was not to get rich I started it because I was a lonely, sitting in my house dreaming big and thinking about all manner of what it means to be a person that has a body and is walking around the world, and I desperately wanted a tribe I wanted to find people who valued honesty I wanted to find people who were interested in working hard to be the best version of themselves posible
I wanted to find some ... keep reading
Once a upon a time, on July 9th my sweetheart was born
and I am beyond grateful
Happy Birthday Cookie!
ps she rarely reads MM, but she might be convinced to come check out birthday mesages ... keep reading
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