sex
I had two choices: Break up with John and lose Drew or stay with John and at the very least, grow a friendship with this man that had me feeling like I was going to throw up, in a good way.
wedding dresses
In preparing for the happiest day of my life, I had to face what made it so sad.
oxygen tank
With one paralyzed vocal cord, ulcers all over my throat, and my new sidekick made of tin, I wondered how in the world I would be able to sing again.
cheating
My boyfriend was a flirt, but could he actually be sleeping with someone else? And if so, why was I the only one who couldn’t see it?
infertility
I hope that the “No Baby Shower” will raise awareness that one in eight people struggle with fertility issues.
 
drugs
I really hate Mondays -- they represent that awkward transitional point where my one life ends and another starts up.
transsexual
Many vicious and hurtful things were said about me online, in the media and in the School Board meeting; hurtful and false.
cheating
One of the bad choices in my two-year long foray into all things stupid included meeting my affair partner at my place of business after hours.
funerals
Most people have meant well and tried to offer comforting words and support to my family during this difficult time. Of course there is always that one person who just doesn’t know what to say.
status
condoms
I was stunned that a product that encourages sexual health and wellness would be so frowned on by society.
okcupid
mustaches
At this point, it takes him almost as long to get the mustache ready as it takes me to get ready to go out at night.
dating
How was it possible that of the thousands of people on this website, my brother floated to the surface as a potential match?
family drama
My bank account is a constant reminder that I only have one parent and that the other one is never coming back.
benefits
drugs
blindness
Nervous for the upcoming date, I confided in a friend. She asked me how he would know if I was attractive.
television
One day I was sitting in my corner office, with an assistant to order my lunch every day, and then I was making seventy-five dollars (before taxes) by sitting in the background of a movie for upwards of fifteen hours.
facebook
addiction
virginity
Reflecting back on our friendship, I have since come to understand I didn’t just want to be like Mary, I wanted to be Mary.