What’s the Worst Pain

(Image from rather.com) I’ve heard women say that childbirth is the worst physical pain in the world and I won’t dispute that. Between childbirth and any sort of physical menstruation pain, yes. accepted. What could be worse? How about the pain of knowing? And then having to LIVE with the knowing for the rest of…

Describing Oneself True

Over the past months I have gotten more in tune with those around me who identify somewhere on the LBGTQIA+ spectrum. I respect each and every individual as they present themselves. My own representation is fairly simple. By physical appearance and by physical construct I am a cis-woman. My physical body is what I see…

Jobs Report: Nada

I’m sitting here silently fuming. Two hundred twenty-three thousand new jobs added, unemployment at three-point-eight percent. And everyone is celebrating. The markets are up, there’s optimism out there. Not me. Oh no. I’ve been a forced housewife for the last 3 years. And before that I was a returnee to college, 3 years full time…