Category Archives: Thoughts

Insomnia + Work = I’m Bad at Math

Well hello! I didn’t see you come in. Let me just wrap this up… Just kidding. I wasn’t doing anything. Before I get into the bits and bobs of endo that you’ve come to know and love, Marissa has finally … Continue reading

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Some notes on India

So I know it seems like I’m a Pessimistic Patty, but there was a part to my trip that was really just awful, and I made a promise to myself to always be authentic on my blog. Sometimes life isn’t … Continue reading

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How patience kicked my ass and took my name, part deux

Instead of enjoying the journey, I’ve been too focused on the destination. But hellooo Erin, the journey IS the destination! I’m trying to remember those alleged patient moments from earlier so I can bring that with me now.  It was … Continue reading

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How patience kicked my ass and took my name, part 1

source “I need a break. I don’t want any more lessons for a while.” Ho ho ho. Famous last words before the Universe threw me the middle finger and shoved me into my next adventure. TIME TO CULTIVATE THE ART … Continue reading

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The Guest House

one of my favorite poets (the other being Neruda!) The Guest House by Rumi This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. … Continue reading

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C’mere regrets – let me hold you

I’ve always had a strong reaction to the word “regret”. Back in college, I had a boyfriend who frequently told me that he had zero regrets, and how proud he was of this accomplishment. But every time he announced this … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Grey

POINT/COUNTERPOINT WITH MARISSA AND ERIN over gmail chat: me:  so last night, as i was writing, my book became rather….explicit and i LIKE it Marissa:  Uh oh. Like swearing? me: no. i mean sexually Marissa:  50 Shades of Erin. “And then the fast Audi … Continue reading

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