The Thing About Loss

The Thing About Loss by Kim Bongiorno

I find I have a much harder time dealing with a loved one’s loss than a loss of my own. When the loss is mine, I can own it, mourn it, weep, recover. When the loss—or greater loss—is that of someone I love, I can barely breathe due to the crushing longing to swallow her […]

Oops I Gained 18 Pounds

Oops I Gained 18 pounds

Apparently when you spend a couple years sitting down while eating cheese during the day and vanilla bean ice cream with melted peanut butter on top at night, a bit of extra weight can kinda sneak up on you. It happens, people. And it was delicious. The good thing is that I’m normally not too […]

The Recovery Room

The Recovery Room by Ann Ormsby Review by Kim Bongiorno

I use Grammarly to check my grammar because sometimes I spell it “grammer” and I have the tendency to write long run-on sentences that use so much breath to read aloud I accidentally murder people who try to do so with my blog posts. (Sorry about that, dearly-departed readers.) If you told me last month I’d be […]

The WAHM and the Sick Kid

The WAHM and the Sick Kid by Kim Bongiorno

Remember when you were in your 20s and had that first job that allowed you to really get to know all the kinds of co-workers that exist in the world? You know who I mean: –       The one that is always maniacally chipper –       The one that complains about everything always –       The hypochondriac –       The one […]

A Contagious Bride

the wife cold by Kim Bongiorno on @inthepowderroom

Nothing is scarier to a man than his contagious wife. Sure, the mood swings of PMS and pregnancy will make a fella’s blood run cold, but he can’t physically catch any disease caused by an angry uterus. When a man’s wife is sick — truly, infectiously, in-need-of-tissues-and-medical-intervention ill — his mind is a battleground…CLICK HERE to continue reading […]