Author Archives: 0wlmachine

Social Anxiety Day: The Emetophobia Story

Well, it seems having a M-F job doesn’t bode well for posting a blog every Friday. Who’d have guessed? I’ll work on it. This week, we’re talking about Social Anxiety, and what it has to do with emetophobia and everything … Continue reading

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Steve’s Music Mix:

Been a while, ladies and gents. I am exhausted from my new commute, which is about an hour and a half each way (3 hours of my life every day). More exhausting is meeting the people, learning the ropes, etc. … Continue reading

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And I’ll Cry If I Want To

If I were going to throw a party for myself, I wouldn’t. I hate parties, they’re a huge source of anxiety, and if they’re centered around me they’re even worse. My party for myself would probably involve no theme, no … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution 101, From A True Expert

How do I handle conflict, you ask? I don’t, if I can help it. I wouldn’t touch a conflict with a 10-foot pole. Even if I had a 10-foot pole, why would I be touching things with it? Wouldn’t it … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting

This week’s Writing Challenge asks us to think about our own expectations, but lately, it’s everyone else’s expectations that have been on my mind.  My life is taking its time reaching a pretty major turning point: graduation. Now, it seems like … Continue reading

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Party Hard – or, you know, don’t: The Emetophobia Story

I bought two bottles of wine yesterday, and drank half of one, so I think it’s time to talk about drinking. I’ve been putting this one off because I’m still not ready to talk about the Incident of December 26, … Continue reading

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I’m a Big Nerd

That’s right, I’m a stereotype. Like any good nerd, my worst subject in school was gym. I’m generally a jack of all trades, academically. I worked my way through Calculus, I got 80s in Science but dropped it out of lack of … Continue reading

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But All the Time Turners Broke…

So today’s Daily Prompt is almost the same as this week’s Weekly Challenge… Oh well! If I could turn back time and relive one moment of my life, I wouldn’t. The past is best left in the past, and messing with … Continue reading

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Finger Lickin’ Good

Today’s Daily Prompt asks, What habit/act drives you crazy?  Easy. It’s when people lick their fingers. I don’t even feel like I should have to explain this one. What isn’t wrong with licking your fingers? Between the germs going in, the germs … Continue reading

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As For You, Troy Donahue…

So today, Steve’s Music Mix got Sandra Dee in my head. Apparently this is how we’re starting the week! Shall we? What is your best quality?    I’ll Be – Edwin McCain … I’ll be WHAT? That was the question.  How … Continue reading

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