Taking no prisoners. Including herself.

I knew this February 14 would be spent un-romantically: I don’t have a boyfriend, husband, or even lover. And that darn vow! But Valentine’s Day, especially over the past couple of years, has never been strongly associated with romance, Hallmark, and candy hearts for me; rather, the 14th day of our second month is strongly tied to  loss and […]

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§849 · February 13, 2010 · Celibacy Vow, Over in Oakland · (No comments) ·


Evoking (and invoking) Socrates, all I have to offer for tonight’s post are more questions: Can “crush” (generation 2)  actually mean “learning to love anew”? Are some types of love more dangerous than others? Doesn’t all love carry with it some inherent danger? Is it “dangerous” to be vulnerable? Isn’t love, really, the safest bet of […]

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§848 · February 9, 2010 · Celibacy Vow, Over in Oakland · 2 comments ·


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§835 · February 6, 2010 · Celibacy Vow · (No comments) ·


Wow.

Wow wow wow wow wow wow, wow.

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§830 · February 3, 2010 · Celibacy Vow · (No comments) ·


Ooh. Those great foam rollers everyone loves. The ones you crawl around on to stretch out the muscles. The perfect self-massage. I do a solid 30 minutes before bed. Ah, now I’ll really be able to sleep.

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As yesterday was the Official Last Day of my “vow of celibacy“  [I'm officially re-naming this project after having received much confusion and outrage over its apparent misleading moniker. Name TBD], I have to admit to being a little sad.

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§811 · February 1, 2010 · Celibacy Vow · 1 comment · Tags: , , ,


Wow. This vow is harder than I thought; and easier; and more effective. Oh, the opportunity to self-learn is excruciating. Do you know how liberating it is to go out clubbing in ratty jeans, an over-sized t-shirt, and sneakers bought in Vietnam that now have worn holes on the toes while everyone else is in […]

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§778 · January 15, 2010 · Celibacy Vow, PROJECTS · 1 comment ·


1. My loyalty to ATT (still typing on iPhone… Stupid “U-verse” 2. Coffee at 4pm 3. Attempting to make risotto in under 10 minutes 4. Telling new coworkers I write a blog

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§777 · January 13, 2010 · Celibacy Vow, This Modern Life · (No comments) ·