doctors
Almost every doctor I went to see seemed to just go ahead and assume I was crazy before I even sat down, probably because I wrote or circled things on my forms like "Celexa, 40 mg daily," "Buspar, 30 mg daily" and "history of substance abuse."
in

Dec 10, 2013 at 2:00pm | 330 comments

family history
I’m at a weird place in history, as are many of my female peers; I am the first woman in my line who has such a dramatically free reign over her destiny and her place in the world.
49ers
Terrell Owens admits his grandmother beat him. However, he also gives her all of the credit for his success and, seemingly, none of the blame for his failures.
breakups
My grandmother, who has lost groups of friends each decade, is not afraid of being alone in the frivolous "I don't want to break up with my boyfriend before my birthday" sense that I was. Instead, she faces being mostly by herself and increasingly scared, every day until she dies.
in

Nov 9, 2011 at 3:03pm | 0 comments

advice
Respect your elders ... and their advice.